Manipur : 31 July 2020

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116 people were tested positive for the contagion during the last 24 hours at RIMS, JNIMS and Babina Diagnostic Centre according to a press release issued by Additional Director (Health) and COVID-19 Common Control Room spokesman Dr Khoirom Sasheekumar Mangang. Nineteen more with no known travel history test positive, State’s tally stands at 2621 One more dies of COVID-19, 27 MR men test positive.

One more COVID-19 patient died at JNIMS this morning taking the total death toll in Manipur to five, as many as 27 personnel of Manipur Rifles and their families staying at the 1st MR Family Line have been tested positive for the contagion.

Meanwhile, it is reported that the SP of Kamjong has also been tested positive for COVID-19. The OC of Mayang Imphal Police Station, is also reported to be critically ill with COVID-19.

After four personnel of 8th MR and their two family members staying at the same family line were tested positive earlier, 27 personnel of MR and their family members were found infected by COVID-19 today.

Results of five others could not be confirmed till the time of filing this report. After Imphal West district administration declared 1st MR Battalion as a containment zone, 621 were identified in the course of close contacts tracing.