After 42 days, Manipur reports a fresh COVID-19 positive case:

Guwahati, May 14: After 42 days, Manipur on Thursday has reported a fresh positive case for COVID-19.

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The man was returned from Mumbai where his father was treated for cancer.

He returned to Manipur in a hired vehicle and the administration kept him in a quarantine center.

Dr. Khiorom Sasheekumar Managing, Additional Director and Spokesperson of Manipur Health department said that the 31-year-old person from the Imphal East district who returned from Mumbai with a patient was tested positive for COVID-19.

In a press release issued by the Manipur Health Department stated that the new COVID-19 positive patient is now at COVID-19 treatment block/isolation ward of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) in Imphal.

Manipur has reported COVID-19 positive case

“As a precautionary arrangement, District Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) and Surveillance Teams have been constituted in all districts including 40 sub-surveillance teams in each district. COVID treatment blocks at JNIMS and RIMS are in readiness,” said in the Manipur Health Department press release.

According to the reports, the new COVID-19 patient’s mother succumbed to COVID-19 during their stay in Mumbai.

The last COVID-19 positive case was detected in Manipur on April 2.

Manipur has so far reported three COVID-19 positive cases and out of the two patients were discharged from hospital after their consecutive test results were found negative.