Imphal, Jun 4 : The total number of Covid 19 positive cases has increased to 121 and the number of active cases to 83 in Manipur. Last night, 13 persons (7 M, 6 F) were confirmed as COVID-19 positive at the VRDL of JNIMS. They were from Bishnupur (1 M), Chandel (1 M), Churachandpur (1 M, 1 F ) , Kangpokpi (1 M, 4 F including one 3 yrs old girl), Tamenglong (1 F) and Tengnoupal (3 M) districts.
Those from Bishnupur and Kangpokpi were returnees from Mumbai. The persons from Chandel and Tamenglong were returnees from Delhi. The persons from Tengnoupal were Pune returnees.
The Covid positive from Churachandpur is a Chennai returnee while the other one is a nurse with no travel history. All were shifted to the Covid Care Facility at JNIMS. Their conditions were stable. All necessary precautionary measures such as containment and contact tracing are in place according to Dr. Khoirom Sasheekumar Mangang, Additional Director & Spokesperson Health Department, Manipur . (UNI)