COVID-19 claimed one more life even as the daily new cases continued to drop on Thursday in Manipur.
Manipur's daily COVID-19 positivity rate fell to 2.9 per cent as it recorded a fall in new positive cases of 53 that pushed the state's confirmed tally to 1,23,526, while the death toll mounted to 1,918 with one more fatality, according to the latest update by the state health department.
The single COVID-19 fatality recorded on Thursday is from Imphal East.
The December 1 episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 13 witnessed 14-year-old Rajnandini Kalita grace the hot seat. The ongoing 13th season of the popular quiz show has welcomed young children as part of a special segment this week.
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