Manipur continues streak of low daily COVID-19 cases

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



Daily new COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur touched a new low on Monday with only four new positive cases, while the cumulative number of recovered cases surged to 28,562 with nine new recoveries, the state health department said.

The cumulative number of positive cases in Manipur is now 29,072, including 371 deaths and 139 active cases, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room.

The new positive cases included one each from Imphal West, Imphal East, Thoubal and Senapati, the release stated.

With the new recoveries, the state's recoveries reached 98.24, it added.

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. 

 

First Published:Feb. 1, 2021, 7:43 p.m.

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