3 more test positive for COVID-19 in Manipur; total count rises to 39

Imphal, May 26 () Three more persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Manipur, taking the total number of cases in the state to 39, officials said on Tuesday.

The test reports of the three persons, all males hailing from Imphal West district, had returned positive from the Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) at the state-run Regional Institute of Medical Sciences here on Monday night, a statement issued by the COVID-19 Common Control Room said.

Of the 39 patients, four have recovered while 35 are under treatment, it said.

The three new patients had returned from Chandigarh, Delhi and Assam's Jorhat, sources said. COR ACD ACD
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