Manipur's COVID-19 active caseload drops to 477; recovery rate reaches 97.06 per cent

Thirty-three persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Manipur on Monday.


COVID-19 active caseload in Manipur on Monday dropped to 477 as the state recorded more daily recoveries than the daily new cases, according to the state health department. 

As per the latest updates from the COVID-19 common control room, the state recorded 33 new positive cases, including 26 from the general population and seven personnel from Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), while 46 more persons recovered from COVID-19 on Monday.

With the new positive cases, the total COVID-19 caseload in the state rose to 28,693, including 27,851 recovered cases and 365 deaths, a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room stated.

Of the new positive cases from the general population seven are from Imphal East, six each from Imphal West and Tamenglong, four from Kakching, and one each from Thoubal, Bishnupur and Ukhrul. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.

No new COVID-19 fatalities were reported in the state on Monday and the states recovery rate reached 97.06 per cent, it added.

Those who are in contact with a COVID-19 positive person have been advised to isolate themselves immediately, contact the Covid Control room or the district CMO for testing. In case of emergency, one can dial 24x7 Covid Common Control Room Number-1800-345-3818; for home isolation-related cases, one can dial the home isolation helpline numbers- 0385-2414009 (State head quarter) and - 8415944151 (Thoubal), 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 the website -  www.esanjeevaniopd.in.

The state health department has also advised the public to dial - 104 Manipur Mental Health Helpline from 9 am to 9 pm, for mental wellbeing. 

 

First Published:Jan. 11, 2021, 7:01 p.m.

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