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First COVID-19 Case In Northeast: 23-Year-Old From Manipur Tests Positive

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March 24, 2020

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First coronavirus optimistic case reported within the Northeast.

A 23-year-old lady scholar from Manipur’s Imphal (west) checks optimistic for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

With a journey historical past of UK, the particular person is being handled at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal (JNIMS).

She returned from London 6 days in the past and her pattern was examined at a chosen lab in Imphal’s JNIMS.

Manipur authorities on Monday ordered full lockdown of the state until March 31 as a precautionary measure to cease the unfold of coronavirus. Important providers have been exempted from the purview of the lockdown.

In the meantime, the full variety of confirmed novel coronavirus instances in India rose to 499.

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