Imphal, Apr 21 (PTI) Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Tuesday said the state now has no COVID-19 active case as the second coronavirus patient was discharged from hospital after he tested negative for the deadly virus.
The chief minister said though
“we have no COVID-19 active case in the state now but people should keep vigil all the time.”
“We should keep vigil all the time and understand it is a long battle against the deadly disease,” he said while speaking during COVID-19 distribution kits to the chief medical officers of different districts at the secretariat here.
The chief minister also stressed on extra vigil along Indo-Myanmar border areas and directed DGP LM Khaute to reinforce police checkpoints at various areas particularly those at Churachandpur district as it is vulnerable.
He said: “there will be no excuse to anyone providing sub-standard medical items to paramedics and medical staffs and the front line warriors as it is a question of human life and if one gets affected, others will get affected as well.”
Manipur had two confirmed COVID-19 case but both the patients, a 23-year-old woman and a 65-year-old man have recovered and have been discharged from hospital.
The 65-year-old man was discharged from RIMS here on Tuesday after he tested negative for COVID-19 in consecutive tests.