Woman from Imphal, first from the Northeast detected with Coronavirus


Guwahati: A 31 year old woman from Imphal, Manipur has been detected with the symptoms of the deadly Coronavirus that has its origin in China’s Wuhan province.

According to reports, she had travelled to Hong Kong recently and returned on January 20. She has been admitted to RIMS with complaints of headache, sneezing and running nose. Currently she is under observation.

It may be mentioned here that over 132 people have died due to the disease in China and 4515 cases were reported of being infected earlier. 1500 new cases have also been reported.

China has imposed travel restrictions and wearing masks in public has been made compulsory to control further infection. India has also begun the process of evacuating nationals from Wuhan, China, which has been impacted the most by the outbreak of Coronavirus.

It may be mentioned here that the Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV is a new form of a virus that emerged from a seafood and animal market in the central city of Wuhan in China and soon spread across China and neighboring countries.