Manipur's COVID-19 tally rises to 28,938; 19 more test positive

No COVID-related deaths were reported in Manipur on Thursday.


Manipur's COVID-19 tally on Thursday reached 28,938 as 19 more persons were confirmed as new COVID-19 positive cases, the state health department said.

The new positive cases included 10 from Imphal West, four from Churachandpur, and one each from Imphal East, Thoubal, Bishnupur, Chandel and Senapati, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated. 

No Covid-related deaths were reported in the state on Thursday and the death toll stood at 367.

Meanwhile, 43 new recoveries pushed the state's cumulative number of recovered cases to 28,351. With it, the number of active cases as on Thursday is 220 and the state's recovery rate reached 97.97 per cent, the release 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. 21, 2021, 7:33 p.m.

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