First novel coronavirus case has been detected in Manipur, make it the first case in Northeast India, which had till date managed to remain untouched by the virus.
Manipur has reported its first case of coronavirus with a 23-year-old woman who returned from the United Kingdom testing positive. She is a student in the UK. This is the first case in the northeast.
While the patient has been put under isolation at a hospital, her family members too have been quarantined.
The 23-year-old woman had returned home from UK and is currently undergoing treatment at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) hospital in Imphal.
The patient hails from Thangmeiband, Imphal West.