Of the new six cases, one is a female returnee from a foreign country and another male is a visitor to the state. The rest are close contacts. The visitor has already left the state.
Six new Omicron variant cases of SARS-CoV-2 have been detected in Manipur on Friday. The total number of Omicron variant cases in the state is now seven.
All have completed their mandatory isolation period and have been discharged with RT-PCR negative reports, the Directorate of Health Services said in a release.
Of the new six cases, one is a female returnee from a foreign country and another male is a visitor to the state. The rest are close contacts. The visitor has already left the state. Tracing of close contacts and containment measures are already in place. Cross notifications have been sent, it added.
The directorate also advised the general public to strictly follow COVID Appropriate Behaviours and get vaccinated for COVID-19, and to be alert and not to panic.
Meanwhile, the state reported 112 persons (57 male and 55 female) from the general population and 4 personnel from Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) were confirmed as new COVID19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. The daily positivity rate is 7.1 per cent. No deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.