4,52,128 people screened for COVID-19 in Manipur

The cumulative number of test results received so far is 3,84,235

A cumulative number of 4,52,128 people have been screened for COVID-19 in Manipur and 3,84,235 test results have been received till Saturday. Of them, 21,636 have been confirmed COVID-19 positive while the death toll has reached 218, the state health department said.

A total of five patients succumbed to the disease while 211 more people, including 17 security personnel, tested positive for COVID-19 and 190 people recovered on Saturday, as per the latest official updates. With it, the number of active cases rose to 3084, while the recovered totalled 18,334 cases. The total number of active cases included 251 CAPF personnel.

Meanwhile, the cumulative number of COVID-19 infected in home isolation reached 4,915, including 976 active cases and 3939 recovered cases.

The new positive cases from the general population are 58 from Imphal West, 64 from Imphal East, 14 from Thoubal, 21 from Bishnupur, one each from Tengnoupal, Kakching, Kangpokpi and Ukhrul, 18 from Tamenglong, six from Churachandpur, five from Kamjong and four from Senapati. 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 form the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

The five persons who died on Saturday included three from Imphal West and two from Kakching.

As regards the reporting of a Covid-19 positive person who breathed his last at Jivan Hospital Kakching, the death report was officially submitted to the Death Audit Committee very late and received only on 14 November 2020. Now, it is included officially in today's report, the release stated.

Those who are in contact with a COVID-19 positive person have been advised to isolate themselves. Contact Covid Control Room or CMO for testing, the health department stated.

In case of emergency, one can dial 24x7 Covid Common Control Room Number-1800-345-3818, the state health services stated. 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 website -  www.esanjeevaniopd.in

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First Published:Nov. 14, 2020, 6:43 p.m.

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