Covid-19 cases hits 500 in Manipur

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Imphal: The total number of positive cases of Covid-19 has increased to 500 after 10 persons (3M, 7F) were confirmed as new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday.

The total number of recovered cases is 159 and recovery rate is 31.8 percent. The number of active cases stands at 341.

The newly confirmed positive cases were tested at RIMS (4) and JNIMS (6). They are from Senapati (6) and Imphal West (4) districts. They are returnees from other states. They are being shifted to the Covid Care Facilities. All necessary medical precautionary measures like containment and contact tracing are in place, state Covid-19 common control room said.

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It said Covid-19 is a novel disease and new facts are emerging almost weekly. All frontline workers need skills up-gradation through proper training and discipline.

Till date, state Covid-19 training team has trained 522 medical officers, 917 staff nurses, 349 allied health care providers, 902 auxiliary nurse midwives and 1573 accredited social health activists, it added.

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