Goa became the first state in India to be declared zero COVID-19, following Goa Manipur CM N Biren Singh has informed on Twitter that both the patients in the state, who were earlier declared coronavirus infected, have fully recovered and tested negative for the infection.
The first case in the state was that of a 23-year-old woman who had returned from the UK and the 65-year-old the second patient who contracted the disease following his return from the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi’s Nizamuddin have tested negative.
“I am glad to share that Manipur is now Corona free. Both patients have fully recovered and have tested negative. There are no fresh cases of the virus in the state,” Manipur CM N Biren Singh tweeted.
Manipur becomes the second state after Goa to become coronavirus-free in India. The coastal state of Goa had a total of seven positive cases, of whom six had travel history and one was the brother of a positive patient.