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18 Covid cases of Delta variant found in Manipur

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Guwahati, June 19 (NKTV): As many as 18 cases belonging to the Delta variant of COVID-19 have been detected in Manipur. This was confirmed by Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday. CM Biren Singh informed that these 18 cases of COVID-19 Delta variant were confirmed after necessary Testing at a Laboratory in Hyderabad.

He said that 20 samples were sent for Testing to Hyderabad, of with 18 were confirmed to be Delta variant of COVID-19. While terming the Development alarming, CM Biren Singh has said that more samples are under Examination now. The Manipur Chief Minister said: “Confirmed cases of Delta Variant of Covid-19 found in Manipur.

During an Examination of 20 samples from Manipur in a lab in Hyderabad, 18 were found to be of Delta variant. More samples are being examined now.” Appealing People of the State to “follow SoP laid down by the Government”, Meanwhile, a Manipur Government Statement said: “As it (Delta variant) can spread at a much higher rate than the alpha variant, it is advised that a Mask should be worn at Home at all times and strict COVID appropriate behaviours should be followed if someone in the Family is COVID-19 positive.”


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