COVID-19 Vaccination: 45,949 people vaccinated in Manipur

A total of 29,722 healthcare workers have been vaccinated in Manipur till date.


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The Manipur health department on Thursday said that a total of 45,949 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the state till date, including 29,722 healthcare workers.

The state health department stated that 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.

Meanwhile, the state's COVID-19 caseload reached 29,253 on Wednesday as three more persons tested positive for the viral infection in a span of 24 hours.

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

While the death toll remained at 373, the cumulative number of recovered cases surged to 28,840 with four recoveries. The number of active cases is 40 and the recovery rate reached 98.58 per cent, the release stated.

The state health department further stated that 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 has also advised the public to dial - 104 Manipur Mental Health Helpline from 9 am to 9 pm, for mental wellbeing. 

First Published:Feb. 25, 2021, 6:55 p.m.

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