Health department says no community transmission in Manipur

Health department says no community transmission in Manipur

Written By: / Saturday, 04 July 2020 16:59

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Imphal, July 4:

Director of Health Services Manipur, Dr. Rajo today said that there is no community transmission in the state. The health director clarified this during a press conference held today at the Directorate office as rumours of community transmission were taking rounds after 28 police personnel have been detected with Novel Coronavirus day after an assistant Sub Inspector of Police has been tested positive with Novel Coronavirus day before yesterday.

Clarifying the rumours about community spreading Dr. Rajo said that so far there has not been community transmission , however there are some local transmission. He said that most positive cases were detected while conducting contact tracing.

“We have conducted contact tracing to around 140 persons and out of this 28 including a civilian have been detected with the virus”, Dr. Rajo said and added that the department authority has been conducting contact tracing to find out if there are any so that the spread of the virus can be contained.  

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Kshetrimayum Birosh Singh

Kshetrimayum Birosh Singh

Kshetrimayum Birosh Singh is an intern working with Imphal Times and is currently pursuing MA – Mass Communication, Manipur University.
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