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Manipur's COVID-19 active caseload drops below 100
Six more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Manipur on Sunday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 7 Feb 2021, 2:01 pm

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The COVID-19 active caseload in Manipur on Sunday dipped below 100 as 18 more persons recuperated from the infection. The total caseload surged to 29,126 with six new cases, the state health department said. 

The number of COVID-19 active caseload in the state is now 99 and the number of recoveries is 28,654, according to a release issued by the COVID-19 common control room.

The state's COVID-19 recovery rate also improved to 98.37 per cent, the release stated.

On Sunday, six persons from the general population were confirmed positive for COVID-19 in Manipur.

The new positive cases included four from Churachandpur, and one each from Imphal East and Senapati. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.

COVID-19 death toll mounted to 373, as a 60-year-old female from Imphal West died at the Shija hospital in Imphal. 

Those who are in contact with a COVID-19 positive person have been advised to isolate themselves immediately, contact the Covid Control room or the district CMO for testing. In case of emergency, one can dial 24x7 Covid Common Control Room Number-1800-345-3818; for home isolation-related cases, one can dial the home isolation helpline numbers- 0385-2414009 (State head quarter) and - 8415944151 (Thoubal), the state health services stated.

One can also avail online teleconsultation by government doctors from home (10 am to 3 pm every day except on Sunday) by downloading eSanjeevaniOPD app at Google Play store or go to the website -  www.esanjeevaniopd.in.

The state health department has also advised the public to dial - 104 Manipur Mental Health Helpline from 9 am to 9 pm, for mental wellbeing. 

First published:7 Feb 2021, 1:53 pm

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