Kolkata returnee tests COVID-19 positive in Manipur; count rises to 4

Imphal, May 16 () A 21-year-old woman who recentlyreturned to Manipur from Kolkata has tested positive forCOVID-19, taking the total number of cases in the state tofour, authorities of a hospital where she is being treatedsaid on Saturday.

The woman, who works as a nurse in a hospital inKolkata, returned to Manipur in a bus on May 7 and was in aquarantine centre in Imphal West district till she testedpositive for COVID-19 on Friday, the authorities of state-runJawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) heresaid.

With this development, the number of active cases inthe state has risen to two and both the patients are beingtreated at the JNIMS, they said.

Earlier, two other COVID-19 patients had recoveredfrom the disease. CORACD ACD

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