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After Arunachal, Manipur to become coronavirus free? State's sole active COVID-19 patient tests negative

Manipur has two COVID-19 cases and the first patient has been discharged from hospital as she had recovered from coronavirus.

Published: 18th April 2020 11:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2020 11:56 PM   |  A+A-

Relatives of a woman, who suffered with severe symptoms of coronavirus, being taken in an ambulance for testing in Vijayawada

For representational purposes (Photo| Prasant Madugula, EPS)

By PTI

IMPHAL: Manipur's second COVID-19 patient has tested negative for coronavirus on Saturday, said the director of of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Prof Ahanthem Santa Singh.

Singh told PTI that he 65-year-old patient, who is undergoing treatment at RIMS tested negative for COVID-19 in the third test.

In the earlier two tests he had tested positive.

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The second COVID-19 patient was admitted in RIMS Hospital on March 31.

The COVID-19 Common Control Room (CCCR) of Manipur government in a press release said the patient will be discharged if the next test result is negative.

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The second COVID-19 patient had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in New Delhi.

Manipur has two COVID-19 cases and the first patient has been discharged from hospital as she had recovered from coronavirus.

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