Daily new COVID-19 positive cases dip further in Manipur

Manipur on Saturday reported 13 new COVID-19 positive cases and no deaths.


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Daily new COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur dipped further on Saturday to 13 cases from 15 cases on Friday. The new cases included two personnel from the Central Armed Police Force. With it, the cumulative number of positive cases stood at 29,052, including 3,425 Central Security Personnel, the state health department said. 

The COVID-19 death toll in the state remained 371 as no death was reported on Saturday.

The positive cases from the general population are four each from Imphal West and Kakching and one each from Imphal East, Thoubal, Chandel, Churachandpur and Kangpokpi, a release from the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

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

The total number of discharged persons is 21. With it, the cumulative number of recovered cases is 28,545 (General Population - 25,135 and Central Security Personnel - 3,410). And the recovery rate is 98.25 per cent.

The number of active cases is 136 (General Population - 125 and Central Security Personnel - 11).

Meanwhile, 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.

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First Published:Jan. 30, 2021, 8:22 p.m.

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