Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh recovers from COVID-19

A test report from JNIMS on Monday showed CM Biren tested negative for Coronavirus.


Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, who tested positive for COVID-19 recently, has recovered and tested negative for the infection, official sources said.

An RT-PCR test report from the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) on Monday showed the chief minister as tested negative for the viral infection.

The chief minister also took to Twitter to announce his recovery along with a post of the test report. He thanked all, including the doctors, for the care, love and prayers. He, however, said the "danger is still out there".

"With your love and prayers, I have finally recovered & tested negative for COVID-19. I thank my doctors for looking after me well in the last two weeks. Make no mistake, the danger is still out there, let’s follow the advice of doctors to keep ourselves safe from Coronavirus," Biren tweeted.

Biren, who is now 61 years of age, was tested positive for Coronavirus on November 16.

Early in the day, the chief minister greeted the people on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti in a Twitter post.

"My best wishes and greetings on the occasion of #GuruNanakJayanti2020. While celebrating this auspicious day, the ideals propounded by Guru Nanak Dev and his message of love, compassion, equality, peace and brotherhood must be promoted in its true spirit," Biren tweeted.

First Published:Nov. 30, 2020, 4:44 p.m.

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