Manipur's COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 93.11 per cent

Thirty-eight new COVID-19 positive cases were recorded in Manipur on Monday.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in Manipur has improved to 93.11 per cent with 133 new recovered cases on Monday, the state health department said.

The cumulative number of recovered cases in the state is 25,779 (General Population - 22,626 and Central Security Personnel - 3,153), according to a release issued by the state COVID-19 Common Control Room.

The total caseload surged to 27,684 as 38 persons (18 males and 20 females) from the general population were confirmed as new COVID-19 positive cases in a span of 24 hours, while no COVID-related death was recorded in the state on Monday, the release stated. 

The positive cases from the general population are from Imphal West - 14, Imphal East - 9, Thoubal - 4, Bishnupur - 5, Kakching - 1 and Churachandpur - 5.

All are locals without any significant travel history. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the state health department said.

The number of active cases is now 1,568 (General Population - 1,392 and Central Security Personnel - 176) and the death toll stood at 33.

The state health deparment further advised the public to dial 104 – Manipur Mental Health Helpline (9 am to 9 pm), for mental wellbeing. 

If you were in contact with a positive case, immediately self-isolate and contact COVID-19 Common Control Room or the district Chief Medical Officer for testing, it added.


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First Published:Dec. 21, 2020, 7:09 p.m.

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