IMPHAL, March 5 - As a precautionary measure against coronavirus or COVID-19, the Manipur Government will start issuing visitors forms at important entry points of the State, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said today.
The important entry points of the State are Moreh, Behiang, Sinzawl, Tusom, Kamjong, Mao Gate and Jiribam.
Addressing a press conference at the Chief Minister�s Secretariat here this afternoon, Biren Singh said that the Government is closely monitoring the situation and taking all precautionary measures to counter the coronavirus threat perception.
The Chief Minister stated that the State Health Department has undertaken preventive measures since January 18, adding that no confirmed cases of coronavirus have been detected in the State so far.
As of now, a total of 1,21,629 people, including 68,180 air passengers, have been screened at the Imphal International Airport and other entry points, Biren Singh said, adding that out of 12 samples collected, 10 tested negative, while reports of the remaining two are still awaited.