Manipur continues streak of low daily coronavirus cases
Eleven persons were confirmed as new COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur on Wednesday.
With only 11 new coronavirus infections reported in a span of 24 hours, Manipur on Wednesday continued with its low streak of single-day coronavirus cases, the state health department said.
The total caseload reached 29,148 on Wednesday, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room.
The new positive cases included four from Chandel, and one each from Churachandpur, Imphal East, Imphal West, Kakching, Tamenglong, Tengnoupal and Thoubal, the release stated.
All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.
The death toll remained at 373 as no COVID-19 death case was reported on Wednesday, it added.
Meanwhile, seven new recoveries pushed the cumulative number of recovered cases to 28,756. With it, the active caseload dipped to 49 and the state's recovery rate reached 98.55 per cent, the release stated.
The cumulative number of patients under home isolation in Manipur reached 9,382, including 34 active cases and 8,947 recovered cases, it added.
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
A total of 2,576 people were vaccinated in Manipur on Wednesday. The cumulative number of vaccine beneficiaries in the state has improved to 13,654 against 11,024 on Tuesday.
The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated till date is 12,453, the state health department said.
No severe reactions or allergies were reported following the immunisation till date, the state health department added.