No COVID-19 deaths in Manipur for four consecutive days

Forty-three persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Manipur on Wednesday.


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Manipur recorded no deaths from COVID-19 for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday and the death toll stood at 365, while 43 new cases pushed the state's COVID-19 caseload to 28,769, the state health department said.

Of the new positive cases, 41 are from the general population while three are Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel, a  release issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated. 

The new positive cases from the general population included 13 from Churachandpur, 10 from Imphal West, six from Imphal East, four from Thoubal, two each from Kakching and Senapati, and one each from Chandel, Kamjong, Tengnoupal and Noney. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated. 

Meanwhile, 56 more patients recovered from COVID-19, taking the state's total recovered cases to 27,935. With the new recoveries, the number of active cases stood at 469 (General Population - 440 and Central Security Personnel - 29) and the recovery rate rose to 97.10 per cent, it added.

Those who are in contact with a COVID-19 positive person have been advised to isolate themselves immediately and contact the Covid Control room or the district CMO for testing.

In case of emergency, one can dial 24x7 Covid-19 Common Control Room Number-1800-345-3818; for home isolation-related cases, home isolation helpline numbers- 0385-2414009 (State headquarter) 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. 13, 2021, 6:07 p.m.

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