Manipur's COVID-19 caseload crosses 29,000

Six persons tested COVID-19 positive in Manipur on Tuesday.


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Manipur's COVID-19 tally on Tuesday crossed the 29,000-mark after six persons (three males and three females) from the general population were confirmed positive for COVID-19, the state health department said.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Manipur is 29,003, while no COVID-19 fatalities were recorded in the state on Tuesday and the death toll stood at 369, a release from the state COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

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

Meanwhile, the number of  recovered cases rose to 28,463 with 21 new recoveries. With it, the number of active cases stood at 171 and the state's recovery rate reached 98.13 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. 26, 2021, 8:12 p.m.

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