COVID-19: New daily cases in Manipur remain below 15

Manipur recorded 11 new COVID-19 cases on Friday.


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The daily new COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur continued to remain below the 15-mark on Friday with 11 new cases, taking the state's COVID-19 caseload to 29,110. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 28,625 with 11 new recoveries, the state health department said. 

As per the latest updates by the COVID-19 common control room, 10 cases of the new positive cases were from the general population, while one was a Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel. 

Of the new positive cases from the general population, three cases are from Kaching, two each from Thoubal, Tamenglong and Churachandpur and one from Chandel.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the COVID-19 common control room said in a release.

Meanwhile, with the 11 new recoveries, the state's recovery rate improved to 98.33 per cent and the active caseload stood at 113, the release stated.

Those who have been 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. 5, 2021, 7:43 p.m.

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