Single day COVID-19 positive tally remains below 10 in Manipur

No COVID-19 death case was reported in Manipur on Tuesday.


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Single day spike in COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur continued to remain below 10 as only seven people, including one security personnel, were tested positive for the viral infection on Tuesday. The death toll remained 373 as no fatality was reported, according to the state health department.

The new COVID-19 positive cases among the general population are one each from Imphal East, Imphal West, Thoubal and Kakching, while Senapati reported two more cases, a release from the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated on Tuesday. It stated that all necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing were in place.

The cumulative number of positive cases reached 29,137, while the number of active cases dropped to 77, the release stated. It stated that the number of recovered persons reached 28,687 as 15 more patients recovered and were discharged in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate stood at 98.45 per cent.

The state health department had advised those in contact with a COVID-19 positive person 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 department 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Meanwhile, a total of 1078 people were vaccinated on Tuesday. The cumulative number of vaccine beneficiaries in the state has improved to 11,024 against 9,946 on Monday. 

The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated till date is 10,648. On Monday, the number was 9,570, the state health department said, adding no severe reactions or allergies were reported following the immunisation till date.

 

First Published:Feb. 9, 2021, 10:06 p.m.

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