Manipur's COVID-19 caseload surges to 29,332 with six new positive cases

The number of COVID-19 active cases in the state is 28.



The cumulative number of COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur surged to 29,332 on Saturday as six more persons, including three Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel, tested positive in a span of 24 hours, the state health department said. 

The new positive cases from the general population included two from Bishnupur and one from Thoubal, a release issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room stated.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.

Meanwhile, two more recoveries pushed the total number of recovered cases to 28,931 and the state's recovery rate has reached 98.63 per cent, the release stated. The number of active cases is 28, it added.

No COVID-19 death case was recorded in the state on Saturday and the death toll remained at 373, the release stated.

It further stated that 752 more people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Manipur. With it, the cumulative number of vaccinated people has risen to 80,166 including 31,056 healthcare workers, it stated.

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 20, 2021, 6:33 p.m.

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