Manipur: Kolkata returnee test positive for COVID-19; Total confirmed cases 4

Manipur: Kolkata returnee test positive for COVID-19; Total confirmed cases 4
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IMPHAL | MAY 16, 2020:

One more person was tested positive for covid-19 in Manipur on Saturday, taking the total tally in the state to four.

A 21-year-old woman, who recently returned to Manipur from Kolkata has tested positive for covid-19. She returned back to Manipur in a bus on May 7 and was in a quarantine centre in Imphal West district.

Khoirom Sasheekumar Mangang, additional director and spokesperson of the state health department, in a statement said that the fourth positive, confirmed on May 15, is a nursing professional who returned from Kolkata.

Khoiram added that she is now admitted in JNIMS (Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences).

The statement added that the third person to test positive is also being treated at JNIMS adding all close contacts of these two active cases are under close surveillance and all other necessary precautionary measures (have been) put in place.

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