COVID-19: Two more test positive in Manipur

The number of COVID-19 active cases dipped to 26 on Sunday.

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Manipur on Sunday recorded two more COVID-19 positive cases, pushing the total caseload to 29,313, the state health department said.

The two new cases are from Imphal West and Churachandpur. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, a release from the Common COVID-19 Control Room stated.

While the death toll remained at 373, the cumulative number of recovered cases increased to 28,914 with three more recovered cases.

With the new recoveries, the number of active cases dipped to 26 and the recovery rate reached 98.63 per cent, the release stated.

The release further stated that 592 more people have been administered COVID-19 vaccine. With it, the cumulative number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in the state increased to 76,055, including 30.735 healthcare workers, 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 14, 2021, 6:22 p.m.

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