Updated on 11 Feb 2021, 4:02 pm
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Manipur's daily new COVID-19 cases continued to remain below 10 as only seven persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Thursday, according to the state health department.
As per the latest updates from the COVID-19 common control room, the cumulative number of positive cases reached 29,155 on Thursday. The new positive cases included three from Imphal West, and two each from Thoubal and Churachandpur.
All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, the release stated.
While the death toll remained at 373 with no COVID-19 death case on Thursday, the cumulative number of recovered cases surged to 28,729 with three more recoveries, the release stated.
The COVID-19 active caseload in Manipur is 53 and the state's recovery rate reached 98.53 per cent, according to the release.
Meanwhile, the state health department had advised those in contact with a COVID-19 positive person 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 department 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.
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive
A total of 15,944 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Manipur, of which 2,197 people were vaccinated on Thursday.
The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated till date is 14,313, the state health department said.
No severe reactions or allergies were reported following the immunisation till date, the state health department added.