The second Covid-19 patient who had undergoing treatment at RIMS in Imphal, Manipur has now tested negative for the contagion. With this development, the number of COVID-19 cases in the State has come down to '0'. The first patient was earlier discharged after testing negative for the virus.
Meanwhile, the Manipur Government via a notification has informed that the patient is likely to be discharged soon if another test shows a negative result.
At the same time, the administration has informed that the emergency and casualty services in the state have been re-opened to the public. The dialysis services in the RIMS and the JNIMS hospitals too have been re-opened to the public. However, they have been dissuaded from making unnecessary visits to the hospital.
Manipur it’s second case of the new coronavirus (or COVID-19), a man who had recently attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in New Delhi’s Nizamuddin.
Manipur had reported its first case of the virus on March 24. According to the Test Report of the 23-year-old, after she started exhibiting symptoms, on March 24 morning, she was declared as 2019-nCoV ‘Positive’. Her test was carried out at The Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Imphal, where she was cured and eventually discharged.
Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh said on April 9 that the State Government had decided to provide Rs 35 lakh to the medical team and officials of JNIMS, who had treated the state’s first coronavirus patient.
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