Manipur, Jan. 20 -- Nineteen new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Manipur on Wednesday.

The number of COVID-19 active cases in Manipur on Wednesday dipped below 250 as 10 more persons recovered from the viral infection, while the total caseload mounted to 28,919 with 19 new cases, the state health department said.

The number of COVID-19 active caseload in the state is now 244 and the number of recoveries is 28,308, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room.

The state's COVID-19 recovery rate also reached 97.88 per cent, the release stated.

A total of 19 persons (12 males and seven females) from general the population were confirmed as new COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur, the state health department s...