COVID-19 Vaccination: 40,118 people administered vaccine in Manipur

A total of 1,630 people were vaccinated in Manipur on Sunday.


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As many as 40,118 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Manipur, of which 1,630 people were vaccinated in on Sunday, the state health department said. 

The state health department said that a total of 29,318 healthcare workers have been vaccinated till date.  

No severe reactions or allergies were reported following the immunisation till date. There were 47 mild reactions who were on home care, however, all of them have fully recovered, the state health department added.

Meanwhile, four more persons tested COVID-19 positive in Manipur in a span of 24 hours, taking the state's caseload to 29,237. The new cases included two each from Imphal West and Churachandpur, a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room stated.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release state.

While the death toll remained at 373, the cumulative number of recovered cases surged to 28,784 with eight more recoveries. With it, the number of active cases is now 80 and the recovery rate reached 98.45 per cent, 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 -  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.

First Published:Feb. 21, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

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