Thoubal gets second Covid care centre

Imphal: Education minister and minister district in-charge, Thoubal and Kakching districts, Dr Thokchom Radheshyam on Tuesday inaugurated the second 100 bedded Covid care centre for Thoubal for district at Lamding Higher Secondary School, Wangjing.

The minister said the second Covid care centre was established in the district to enable the team of the district administrations to work better in the management and treatment of the pandemic and to meet the expectations and fulfil the necessities of the people.

The Covid care centre was established with approval from the state government on proposal put up by the district administration for the need of another centre in the district.

The inauguration of the centre was attended by district nodal officer, T. Ranjit Singh; deputy commissioner Thoubal, N. Bandana Devi; additional SP (law and order), Thoubal Lakshya Sharma; chief medical officers Dr N. Jayantakumar Singh and officials concerned of the district administrations.

Radheshyam said the pandemic reached India and in Manipur too, affecting many lives. In containing the pandemic the team of the district administration has so far managed efficiently. He expressed that with the increase in the number of testing of the people for Covid-19 the state witnessed an increase in the number of positive cases. Among the people there is reluctance and panic, he said, the team of district administrations has been putting relentless efforts in carrying out the task of managing and fighting against the Covid-19.

The district already has 30 bedded Isolation Ward for Covid patients at the District Hospital Thoubal and the 100 bedded Covid care centre at GNM School of Nursing, Thoubal.

The minister sought the support of the public and appealed to the people to extend help to the heath workers and not stigmatise and discriminate against those who are the frontline warriors of the pandemic.

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