COVID-19: New daily cases in Manipur dips below 10
Manipur recorded seven new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.
The daily new COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur dropped below the 10-mark on Saturday with seven new positive cases, taking the state's caseload to 29,117, the state health department said.
As per the latest updates from the COVID-19 common control room, of the new cases, three are from Imphal West, two from Thoubal, and one each from Bishnupur and Chandel. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, it stated.
The death toll remained at 372 as no COVID-19 fatalities were recorded in the state on Saturday.
The cumulative number of recovered cases surged to 28,636 with 11 new recoveries. With it, the number of active cases stood at 109 and the state's recovery rate reached 98.34 per cent.
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.
Meanwhile, a total of 6,874 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Manipur till January 5 in 128 sessions.