Retesting should be done only in case the patient develops symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 infection, the directorate of health services stated.
Registered pharmacies can apply for authorisation to the State Drug Controller of Health Services, Manipur through the concerned CMOs of the districts, stated an order issued by director of Health Services.
At least seven persons were tested positive for Coronavirus dueing the house-to-house Covid-19 testing.
Some of the locals have expressed that they will not comply with the alleged forced testing but they may agree if it comes with a request or persuasion.
The Manipur chief minister said that the government will continue house-to-house vaccination along with mobile vaccination at the spots of testing centres.
authorities need to come clean in its strategies whether it’s for accommodating Covid positive people from all walks of life or in the testing front.
MLA of Heirok assembly constituency Th Radheshyam called for a united effort to contain the spread of the virus in the assembly constituency,
Churachandpur district recorded 91 Covid positve cases in the last 24 hours on Saturday.
Altogether, 70 people were tested which included vegetable sellers and lockdown violators. The two persons who tested COVID-19 positive were taken to the Covid Care Centre.
Surveillance team in Manipur is presently carrying out the survey in 23 villages out of 64 selected villages in four districts. The team have tested 1,518 out of 4,600 targeted samples.
COVID-19 test for incoming flight passengers from other states will be done in Guwahati Airport itself instead of Xarusajai.
A central team visited Manipur from October 28 to November 2 to monitor the condition of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Churachandpur has recorded eight new positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, which is mostly from local transmission.
The Union Health Ministry and ICMR have, hence, jointly written to all states and UTs and urged them to ensure that all symptomatic negative cases of RAT are mandatorily retested using the RT-PCR test.
A person, who was declared COVID-19 positive by RT-PCR test at Babina Diagnostic Centre on Tuesday, was reportedly declared COVID-19 negative following a Rapid Antigen Test conducted at RIMS casualty on the same day.
The state reported 41 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the state’s total positive cases tally to 1,366.
Health secretary Preeti Sudan and Dr Balram Bhargava, DG (ICMR) reiterate ‘test-track-treat’ as key strategy for early detection and containment of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nineteen more returnees tested positive for the virus, the state health department said