Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh Tests Positive for COVID
The CM asked everyone in close proximity to him to get tested and self-isolate.
Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh announced on Sunday, 15 November, that he tested positive for coronavirus on Twitter.
He also urged everyone who have been in close proximity to him to get tested and isolate.
The chief minister is also isolating at home, an official told PTI.
So far, Manipur has registered 21636 confirmed cases of COVID-19, out of which 3084 are active, and 18,334 have recovered, The Northeast Today reported. Several union ministers, including Home Minister Amit Shah were tested positive in the past.
There has been a steady decline in the number of cases in the country, after the infection reached an all-time high in September, NDTV reported. Right now, India has the second-highest infection count after the United States.
(With inputs from The Northeast Today, NDTV and PTI)
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