Covid-19 free Manipur reports fresh case of coronavirus

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IMPHAL | MAY 15, 2020:

Despite the efforts of State Government to contain the spread of COVID-19, Manipur is has reported one positive case of COVID-19 on Thursday.

A 33-year old resident of Imphal East district who had reached Imphal from Mumbai in a hired vehicle yesterday has tested positive of the virus this evening at JNIMS Hospital, Imphal.

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has instructed health authority to take up whatever measure available to treat the patient and contain the spread of the virus to others in Manipur.

The person has been picked up from the quarantine centre and sent to COVID Ward of JNIMS Hospital on Thursday evening.

The person returned from Mumbai where his father was treated for Cancer. During their stay at Mumbai, his mother succumbed to COVID-19.