COVID-19: New daily cases in Manipur remain below 10

Manipur recorded five new COVID-19 positive cases on Tuesday.


 

The daily new COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur continued to remain below the 10-mark on Tuesday with five new cases, taking the state's caseload to 29,077, the state health department said. 

The new cases included three from Imphal East, and one each from Imphal West and Bishnupur, 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.

While the death toll remained at 371, the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 28,568 with six new recoveries. With the new recoveries, the number of active cases is 138 and the state's recovery rate reached 98.24 per cent, the release 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. 2, 2021, 7:35 p.m.

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