Manipur Has COVID-19 Testing Centre At JNIMS, Imphal; opens 24x7

Anybody who are having symptoms of COVID-19 or coming from infected areas can undergo a screening test for the virus by visiting at the testing centre directly or call 24x7 Helpline Number 0385-2411668 for assistance.

Manipur Has COVID-19 Testing Centre At JNIMS, Imphal; opens 24x7

Union Home minister Amit Shah agreed to include the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, JNIMS, the state’s only medical college, as a testing centre for Coronavirus/COVID-19 in Imphal. Now JNIMS has become the first and only testing centre for COVID-19 in the state.

Shah agreed after chief minister N Biren Singh met him on Saturday and briefed him about the prevailing situation in the state in the aftermath of the outbreak of the disease reaching the country.

During the meeting, Biren mentioned in detail the precautionary and preparatory measures taken in the state, said a statement issued late on Saturday night by the CM’s secretariat. The surveillance mechanisms put in place at the border town of Moreh and other places including Imphal airport, Jiribam and Mao were also discussed.

When the CM told Shah about the people’s demand to close the India-Myanmar border, the home minister said the situation would be closely monitored before a final call is taken, the statement added.

Anybody who are having symptoms of COVID-19 or coming from infected areas can undergo a screening test for the virus by visiting at the testing centre directly or call 24x7 Helpline Number 0385-2411668 for assistance.