Imphal (Manipur), April 27 : The states first patient of Covid -19 patient who tested negative thrice in successive tests, is now free from surveillance as per protocol as her test result was found negative for the 4th time on Monday.
The other patient , who tested negative twice in successive tests, was also discharged from the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences hospital here on April 21.
State chief minister N. Biren Singh tweeted today ” Glad to share that the 1st #Covid_19 patient from Manipur Miss Vimi is now free from surveillance, as per protocol, as her test result is found -ve for the 4th time today. She was detected +ve on March 24 & discharged from JNIMS on April 12 after testing -ve for the 3rd time.”
The 23-year-old girl , who had returned from the UK, tested positive on March 24. But her health condition improved significantly during treatment at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) hospital and was discharged from the hospital on April 12 last . Since then she was at home for the mandatory 14 days quarantine.
The state’s second patient of the Covid-19, who tested negative twice in successive tests, was also discharged from RIMS here on April 21 had attended the Tablighi Jamaat’s congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin and tested positive for Covid-19 on April 2 . In RIMS he had tested negative on April 18 and 19 and is now in home quarantine for 14 days .