Congress party to hold weekly meeting on COVID-19 situation in Meghalaya

Meghalaya Congress party on Wednesday held discussion on Covid situation in the state and decided to seek CM Conrad K Sangma's intervention in COVID-related issues facing the people in the state.


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The Meghalaya opposition Congress would soon write to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma requesting his immediate intervention in various issues related to handling the second wave of the COVID-19 in the state.

The decision was taken at a zoom meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) chaired by its leader Mukul Sangma and attended by a host of party MLAs on Thursday. The meeting assessed the situation in every district particularly in Shillong and its agglomeration.

“The meeting decided to submit a representation in writing to the Chief Minister on all the issues raised during the meeting for the government to immediately take necessary action on issues raised,” CLP secretary and Mawsynram MLA, Himalaya Shangpliang said. 

The issues raised during the zoom meeting concerned mainly with the isolation of patients from their families, preventive measures like vaccination, segregation of Covid and non- Covid patients in hospitals and setting up of dedicated hospitals for Covid patients, limited coverage of MHIS cards for Covid patients from the testing period till hospitalisation, delay in setting up Prefab hospitals and many other pertinent issues.

The meeting also decided to meet once in every week to assess and discuss the Covid situation in the state.

Earlier, the meeting also condoled the death of many precious lives due to the Covid pandemic and also wished speedy recovery and good health to all the people who have been affected by the virus.

 

First Published:May 21, 2021, 10:51 a.m.

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