Manipur's COVID-19 active caseload dips to 27

Only one new COVID-19 positive was recorded in Manipur for the second day on Saturday.

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The number of COVID-19 active cases in Manipur dipped to 27 on Saturday after four more persons recovered from the viral infection, the state health department said.

As per the release issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room, the number of recovered cases in the state surged to 28,911 and the recovery rate reached 98.63 per cent.

The state recorded only one new COVID-19 positive case in a span of 24 hours. With it, the cumulative number of positive cases rose to 29.311, the release stated.

The new positive case was from Senapati district, the release stated adding that all necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place.

With no COVID-19 death case on Saturday, the death toll remained at 373, it added.

The release further stated that 1,143 more people were administered COVID-19 vaccine in the state and the cumulative number of people vaccinated has risen to 75,463. The number of healthcare workers vaccinated is 30,707, it added.

In case of emergency, the public have been advised to contact helpline number 1800-345-3818. Home isolation helpline number is 0385-2414009.

The state health department further said no severe reactions or allergies were reported following the immunisation.

First Published:March 13, 2021, 5:46 p.m.

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