COVID-19 recovery rate in Manipur reaches 98.60 per cent

Only three new COVID-19 positive cases were recorded in Manipur on Tuesday.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 recovered cases in Manipur surged to 28,834 as 16 more recoveries were recorded in a span of 24 hours. The state's recovery rate reached 98.60 per cent, the state health department said.  

The number of active cases in the state dipped to 36 while the death toll remained at 373 with no COVID-19 death cases, a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room stated.

Meanwhile, the state's caseload mounted to 29,243 with three new cases, the release stated.

The new positive cases included two from Imphal West and one from Chandel, 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. 

It further stated that a total of 41,706 people have been administered COVID vaccine in the state, of which 1,588 people were vaccinated on Monday.

The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated till date is 29,616, the state health department stated, adding that no severe reactions or allergies were reported following the immunisation. 

There were 47 mild reactions who were on home care, however, all of them have fully recovered, the state health department added.

First Published:Feb. 23, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

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