The second COVID-19 case has been detected in Manipur.
Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh took to Twitter at 12:30 am on April 2 to announce that one more case of COVID-19 was detected in the State.
Singh added that the person had attended the religious conglomeration of Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in Delhi.
He further said few others are at quarantine centres and are under close monitoring.
N Biren tweeted: “Very sad and alert, In Manipur too one more #COVID?19 positive case who joined #TablighiJamaat congregation at #NizamuddinMarkaz . Now in Manipur #COVID?19 positive are two. Some are under quarantine centres for observation.”
The fresh case has taken the COVID-19 positive tally in the State to two.
However, the health of the Tablighi Jamaat returnee was yet to be known till the time of filing this report.
Of the 10 persons from Manipur who attended the Tablighi Jamaat Nizamuddin in the national capital between March 13 and 15, eight of them tested negative and one tested positive for coronavirus.
The result of the remaining person is awaited.
With the state government’s switch action, all the attendees of the Nizamuddin religious meeting from Manipur were traced and identified, and have been put them under strict quarantine.
Earlier, a student with travel history to UK was found positive in the state.
She is recovering at Imphal.