Manipur's daily COVID-19 cases fall below 15

Thirteen persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Manipur on Sunday.


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Manipur on Sunday recorded 13 more COVID-19 positve cases, taking the total caseload to 29,196, the state health department said.

The new positive cases are from the general population, including  nine from Kakching, two from Imphal East, and one each from Bishnupur and Imphal West, a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room stated.

While the death toll remained at 373, four more recoveries pushed the cumulative number of recovered cases to 28,748. The number of active cases stood at 75 and the recovery rate reached 98.46 per cent, the release stated.

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 22,429 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Manipur, of which 364 people were vaccinated on Sunday.

The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated till date is 19,189, the state health department said.

No severe reactions or allergies were reported following the immunisation till date, the state health department added. 

First Published:Feb. 14, 2021, 7:52 p.m.

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