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Manipur reports first COVID-19 death

The patient tested COVID-19 positive on Sunday and died in the early hours of Wednesday, the director said.

Published: 29th July 2020 02:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2020 02:03 PM   |  A+A-

Coronavirus Death

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By PTI

IMPHAL: Manipur reported its first COVID-19 death as a 56-year-old man succumbed to the disease at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here on Wednesday, an official said.

This is the first COVID-19 death in the state, Director of RIMS, Ahanthem Santa Singh told PTI here.

The RIMS director said that the deceased, a resident of Khongjom Sapam village in Thoubal district was admitted to the institute on May 22 for the treatment of serious kidney problem and hypertension.

The patient tested COVID-19 positive on Sunday and died in the early hours of Wednesday, the director said.

Manipur has reported a total of 2,317 COVID-19 cases till Tuesday of which 705 are active as 1,612 people have recovered from the disease, officials said.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in the state is 69.70 per cent, they said.

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