Manipur COVID-19 recovery tally more than triples active cases

The total number of COVID-19 recovery cases rose to 6002 and the recovery rate improved to 79.19 per cent on Friday..

Manipur COVID-19 tally reached 7,579 on Friday as 109 more people tested positive for the viral infection, 101 from general public and eight personnel from Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). The cumulative numbers of recovered cases and active cases are 6002 and 1533 respectively, the state health department said.

Of the 101 cases from general population, 59 are from Imphal West, three from Kaching, two from Tengnoupal, one from Chandel, 15 from Imphal East, four from Churachandpur, two from Bishnupur, 12 from Thoubal, two from Ukhrul and one from Kangpokpi. Three new patients are returnees from other states and the rest are locals with no travel history.

All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place and the new patients have been shifted to respective COVID Care facilities, Dr Khoirom Sasheekumar Mangang) Additional Director and spokesperson, Health Department, Manipur stated in a release.

The release from COVID-19 Common Control room stated there was no report of death in the past 24 hours. The cumulative number of deaths remains 44. The recovery rate moved to 79.19 per cent.

In case of emergency, the public can call Psychological Support Helpline Number 8787457035, 9402751364, 7629943596; Hospitalisation Helpline Toll Free Number 18001032015 and Helpline Covid-19 Common Control Room Number - 18003453818 are available 24x7, the release stated, adding that one can register for positive and inspiring stories by volunteers and organizations at www.manipurcovidstories.org and visit www.esanjeevaniopd.in or download eSanjeevaniOPD app for online teleconsultation by government doctors from home.

 

First Published:Sept. 11, 2020, 9:32 p.m.