COVID-19 in Manipur: Cumulative number of patients under home isolation climbs to 7,868

The state's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 26,685 on Thursday with 151 new positive cases.


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The total number of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in Manipur surged to 7,868, including 6,674 recovered cases and 845 active cases, while the state's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 26,685 with 151 new positive cases, the state health department said on Thursday.

Of the new cases, 116 persons (74 males and 42 females) are from the general population and 35 are from the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), a release issued by the state COVID-19 Common Control Room stated. 

The positive cases from the general population are from Imphal West (41), Imphal East (32), Thoubal (8), Bishnupur (13), Ukhrul (6), Tengnoupal (3), Chandel (1), Kangpokpi (1), Senapati (2), Jiribam (2) and Churachandpur (7). All are locals without any significant travel history. They are being shifted to the Covid Care facilities. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.

While there are 2,970 active cases in the state, the death toll stood at 318. No coronavirus-related death was reported in the state on Thursday, the state health department said.

The recovery rate is now 87.67 and the total number of recovered cases surged to 23,397 with 96 new recoveries, it added.

The state health department further advised those in contact with a COVID-19 positive person to isolate themselves. In case of emergency, one can dial 24x7 Covid Common Control Room Number-1800-345-3818.

One can also avail online teleconsultation by government doctors from home (10 am to 3 pm every day except on Sunday) by downloading eSanjeevaniOPD app at Google Play store or go to the website -  www.esanjeevaniopd.in, it added. 

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First Published:Dec. 10, 2020, 7:08 p.m.

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