Imphal: At least 11 persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday increasing the number of COVID-19 active case in Manipur to 18.
Out of the 11 (five females and six females) positive cases, 10 persons are from Churachandpur quarantine centre and one is from quarantine centre at JNV Imphal East, Yaralpat.
Of these positive persons, 9 have recently come back from Chennai and one each from Guwahati and Delhi.
Their samples were tested on Wenesday at the VRDL, JNIMS.
The total number of positive cases in the state has increased to 20, out of which two had been recovered.
Manipur COVID-19 control room has reminded that social distancing, regular use of face masks and washing hands with soap or sanitizer are very effective preventive measures.