Manipur's COVID-19 active caseload drops to 24

Only one new COVID-19 positive case was recorded in Manipur on Friday.


The number of COVID-19 active cases in Manipur dipped to 24 on Friday as five more persons recovered from the viral infection, the state health department said. 

With the new recoveries, the cumulative number of recovered cases in the state rose to 28,929 and the state's recovery rate reached 98.64 per cent, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

While the death toll remained at 373, one more positive case from Imphal East district pushed the state's caseload to 29,326, the release stated.

All necessary medical precautionary measure like containment and contact tracing  are in place, it it stated.

The release further stated that 752 more people were administered COVID-19 vaccine in the state. With it, the cumulative number of people vaccinated in Manipur increased to 79,414, including 30,976 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 19, 2021, 7:31 p.m.

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