Manipur: COVID haunts the state again; man tested positive.

Imphal 14, May 2020: During Lock-down and strict implementation of Covid-19 guidelines, Manipur is again hit by one Covid-19 case today. Despite strict screening and checks at all entry points on National Highways by Government, Covid-19 managed to sneak in into the state of Manipur.

According to source, a 31-yrs-old man from imphal east district who returned from Mumbai along with a Cancer patient reached Imphal yesterday. As per Covid-19 SOP the man along with others were kept in Institutional quarantine and were screened and samples were collected for testing, in which the 31-yrs-old man was tested positive for Covid-19.

He is being under observation and treated for covid-19 at Covid treatement block/ isolation ward of JNIMS,Porompat. Further the authorities through a Press Release today, assured that contact tracing and active surveillance in the containment zone will be taken up immediately and as per preparatory arrangement District Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) and Surveillance teams has been constituted in all districts, including 40(forty) sub-surveillance team in each district. Covid treatement Blocks at JNIMS and RIMS are in readiness for emergency.

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