Manipur witnesses lowest single-day COVID-19 spike

No covid-19 death has been reported in Manipur for 11 consecutive days on Thursday.

With just two new COVID-19 positive cases, Manipur on Thursday recorded its lowest ever single-day spike pushing the state's tally to 29,225, according to the state health department. 

The two new cases were from  from Imphal West and Kakching, a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room stated. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, it stated.

As per the release, the cumulative number of recovered cases surged to 28,769 with 10 new recoveries. The number of active cases is 83 (General Population - 72 and Central Security Personnel - 11). The recovery rate is 98.43 per cent, it added.

No COVID-19 death case was recorded in the state for 11 consecutive days and the death toll remained at 373, the release 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 -

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 35,733 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Manipur, of which 3,082 people were vaccinated on Thursday.

The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated till date is 27,587, 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. 18, 2021, 8:30 p.m.

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