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Manipur: Over 11 corona positive cases detected in 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, 11 (9 males, 2 females) active cases were confirmed in Manipur. As such, the total number of positive cases has increased to 55 and the number of active cases is 50. The total number of recovered cases has increased to 5.

The cases were detected at TRDLs of RIMS (7) and JNIMS (4). They will be shifted to the COVID Care facilities at RIMS and JNIMS. Their conditions are stable. All necessary control measures are put in place.

A case who was admitted to the COVID Care facility of JNIMS was found COVID free yesterday and has been discharged today.

This comes at a time when the migrants are returning back to their own homes through trains and buses. With air operations starting again, there’s a possibility that things will only worsen.

Also read: Tripura mulls to set up village-level quarantine centers to fight against COVID-19

Taking stock of the measures, CM Biren Singh has held a meeting with the Health Department, Health Mission & authorities of UNACCO School, Meitram, Imphal West on establishing a 100 bedded temporary COVID Care Centre.

Manipur & Northeast

Assam has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases, Manipur have the third highest positive cases.

StatesCasesDischarged/CuredDeath
Assam856874
Manipur5040
Mizoram110
Tripura2301650
Meghalaya20121
Arunachal Pradesh210
Sikkim100
Nagaland110
Data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

CM Biren Singh also discussed with different tribal communities regarding the pandemic. “The key intent behind holding the discussion today with leaders of different tribal communities of the State is to hear the grievances of our hill brethren in the aftermath of spread of corona and formulate a strategy to impart the right awareness at the grassroots level”, said N Biren Singh,

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