Coronavirus: 13 more test positive for COVID-19 in Manipur

No COVID-19 fatalities were reported in Manipur on Thursday.


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Manipur's COVID-19 cases surged to 29,099 as 13 more persons (five males and eight females) tested positive for the infection, while the death toll remained at 372 as no COVID-19 fatalities were recorded on Thursday, the state health department said.

The new positive cases included five from Churachanpur, three from Thoubal, and one each from Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur, Kakching and Senapati, 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.

Meanwhile, 11 more patients recuperated from the infection, pushing the cumulative number of recovered cases to 28,614. With the new recovered cases the number of active cases decreased to 113 and the state's recovery rate reached 98.33 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:Feb. 4, 2021, 7:52 p.m.

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