Retesting should be done only in case the patient develops symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 infection, the directorate of health services stated.
The Manipur chief minister said that the government will continue house-to-house vaccination along with mobile vaccination at the spots of testing centres.
During the programme, altogether 101 people got their first dose of vaccination and 48 people were tested, of which three were found COVID-19 positive.
A total of 82 passersby from Tamenglong bazaar were tested during the drive, of which four persons tested positive for COVID-19
Of the 37 persons tested on Sunday, no positive case was detected.
Of the total 220 persons tested for COVID-19 on Thursday, 20 people were found positive, of which nine were males and 11 were females.
Alleging that a few private hospitals in the state are charging exorbitantly for COVID-19 tests, MSF general secretary Hijam Roshan said that private hospitals must not think of their own profits alone at such crucial times.
Even after nearly 18 months of the pandemic, we still don't have a 'silver bullet'-a specific drug or cure for COVID-19. So, we must per force manage this deadly with 'bronze bullets' or whatever arsenal we've at our disposal.
Random testing would be carried out at Tura Bazaar, Belderpara, Lower Wadanang, Araimile, Chandmary, Chitoktak, Darenbibra (Jail Road) and Hawakhana to identify potential cases of COVID-19 in the town.
The woman who hails from Thoubal district in Manipur was fined Rs 2,000 for violation of guidelines under the Manipur Epidemic Diseases (Enforcement of COVID-19 Guidelines) Regulation, 2020.
The type of tests conducted in both the laboratories is Reverse Transcription Polymerase chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing.