The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur now stands at 41

Imphal: Two more persons hailing from Thoubal district in Manipur have tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday night. With this, Manipur now has 37 active cases, total reported cases stand at 41.

The samples of the latest two COVID-19 male patients were tested at Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratories (VRDL) at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Hospital, confirmed additional director Dr K Sasheekumar Mangang, adding official statement will be available soon.


A total of 454 samples were tested at RIMS on Tuesday, of which two turned to be positive for the novel coronavirus, as per reports.

Till date, a total of 6,233 people were tested for COVID-19 at the VRDLs of JNIMS and RIMS in Imphal.

And a total of 2,20,438 people were screened, including flight passengers, for the novel coronavirus in Manipur, as per the status report issued on Tuesday by state surveillance officer Dr L Tomcha Khuman of Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP).

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