Churachandpur CMO condemns attack on medical staff

Two medical staff were attacked by bandh supporters at Phiugakchau while they were proceeding to Churachandpur for COVID-19 vaccination drive at Saikot PHC.


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Churachandpur district CMO Dr Vumchinpau Tonsing has strongly condemned the attack on medical staff by bandh supporters at Phiugakchau while they were proceeding to Churachandpur for COVID-19 vaccination drive at Saikot PHC.

Saying that such an incident had never happened in the past, the CMO said the attack led to injury of two medical staff. The vehicle used by the medical team bearing MN 01K 9669 was also attacked, Dr Tonsing said.

He appealed to the public not to repeat the kind of action especially in time of COVID-19 pandemic as vaccination is the need of the hour.

Meanwhile, Churachandpur district recorded 13 new COVID-19 positive cases on Thursday.

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First Published:April 22, 2021, 10:40 p.m.

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