Manipur's COVID-19 active caseload dips below 200

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


The COVID-19 active caseload in Manipur on Monday dipped below 200 as 26 more persons recuperated from the infection, while the total caseload surged to 28,997 with 11 new cases, the state health department said. 

The number of COVID-19 active caseload in the state is now 186 and the number of recoveries is 28,442, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room.

The state's COVID-19 recovery rate also improved to 98.08 per cent, the release stated.

On Monday, 11 persons (four males and seven females) from the general population were confirmed positive for COVID-19. 

The new positive cases included five from Imphal East, two each from Imphal West and Tamenglong, and one each from Kakching and Chandel. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.

No new COVID-19 fatality was recorded in the state and the death toll stood at 369, 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. 25, 2021, 7:53 p.m.

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