Ukhrul district which has been witnessing high number of positive surge reported just five fresh cases on Tuesday while discharged 19 patients.
Meanwhile, in view of the impending threats of the COVID-19 pandemic in the area and to prevent spread, district magistrate Ukhrul, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under Para 12 of the Manipur Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 had sealed, barred entry and exit of population from the “four containment area on Tuesday” and directed to initiate active surveillance of the Covid cases with immediate effect.
The residences declared containment zone are: Residence of Sarina Vashum W/o Dearson Vashum Leiyatang Hungpung; Joyrimoon Clara D/o Peter, Dungrei Hungpung; Rinchaiphi KSV S/o Luingam KSV, Khapaitang Lower Hungphung; Valleyrose W/o Aimson Leiyatang Hungpung.
Out of the total 100 active cases in the district – 19 are from district isolation ward, Transit Covid Care Centre 72, Jessami isolation centre 2, New Cannan 1, Tongou village community isolation centre 3, Shangkai 3, and Maichon community isolation centre 1.
Altogether, 19 Covid-19 positive patients have been discharged, while total Cumulative positive stands at 391 of which 227 are male while 164 are female, according to district surveillance officer, Ukhrul.
Also read May 31 report: Covid-19 status: Ukhrul dist logs 21 new cases, Kamjong dist zero
Meanwhile, Kamjong district on Tuesday reported two Covid-19 positive cases. No fatality was reported in the district.
The district total active cases as of Tuesday stands at 28 and the cumulative number of positive cases has risen to 409.
The updated cumulative number of samples collected and result declared for persons who have taken test in Kamjong district is 7861.
The two villages declared containment zone by the district magistrate Kamjong, Hungyo Worshang are: Whole aread of Shingkap village, Phungyar Sub-Division and whole area of Thawai village, Phungyar Sub-Division.
The two villages are completely sealed and any person/institution/organisation, except medical personnel and duly authorised persons, found violating any of the contrainment shall be deemed to have committed an offence punishable under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 51 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the order said.