IMPHAL: The Manipur government has declared certain areas of Imphal as COVID-19 containment zones in view of surge in COVID positive cases in the state.
These areas include 21 from Imphal West and five from Imphal East as both the districts have registered 50 and 23 COVID-19 positive cases respectively over the past 24 hours.
The five COVID containment zones in Imphal East are Kongba Kshetri Leikai, Kshetri Mayai Leikai, Khurai Thangjam Leikai, Kakwa Laishram Selungba Leikai and Sangakpham Bazaar.
And the 21 other areas of Imphal West are Haobam Marak Chingtham Leikai, Keishamthong Moirang Ningthou Leirak, Keishampat Thiyam Leikai, Khagempali Huidrom Leikai, Kakwa Naorem Leikai, Khagempali Pankha, Khongnang Pheidekpi, Kwakeithel Akham Leikai, Meitei Langol, Nagamapal Laimayum Leirak, Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak, New Keithelmanbi, Pishumthong Oinam Leikai, Sagolband Bijoy Govinda, Sagolband Salam Leikai, Sagolband Tera Lukram Leirak, Singjamei Chingamakha Irom Leirak, Singjamei Mathak Chongtham Leikai, Uripok Kabrabam Leikai, Uripok Gopalji Leirak and Tombisana Market opposite Old Assembly complex.
Manipur registered as many as 130 COVID-19 positive cases over the past 24 hours which is the highest ever single day spike in the second wave of the pandemic.
This took the state tally to 30,281.
Manipur yesterday received 15 basic life support ambulances from the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation to keep up the fight against COVIDp-19 in the state.
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