Construction of 200-bedded Covid-19 hospital completed: Manipur CM Biren

The new COVID-19 hospital at Kiyamgei in Imphal East will have 150 general beds and 50 ICU beds.

(Photo: Twitter)

In a first of its kind, Manipur will soon have a full-fledged COVID-19 hospital operational, as the construction work of the 200-bedded Covid hospital at Kiyamgei in Imphal East is now completed. Chief Minister N Biren Singh made the announcement in a Twitter post on Friday.

The construction of the new COVID-19 hospital was started three months ago and will have 150 general beds and 50 ICU beds, Biren tweeted.

"Construction of 200 bedded Covid hospital at Kiyamgei is completed. This hospital will have 150 General beds and 50 ICU beds. With Hon’ble PM@narendramodi Ji’s unwavering support, the hospital which started construction just three months ago, is now ready for inauguration," the chief minister captioned a video footage of the hospital he posted on Twitter.

Watch the Video Here

Currently, according to a release, there are 138 vacant general beds and 66 ICU/HDU beds of COVID-19 in nine hospitals of Manipur. 

In ILAND Hospital (Contact No. 9540404955/ 7085206820) there are 13 vacant general beds; in MSF, Little flower (Contact No. 9311222947) there is one vacant general beds and nine ICU/HDU beds; in CMC, Koirengei (Contact No. 9612636004/9612905628) there are 30 vacant general beds and six ICU/HDU beds;  in Iboyaima Hospital, Singjamei (Contact No.7005436870/ 9612022125), there are 18 vacant general beds and one ICU/HDU beds.

In Jivan Hospital, Kakching (Contact No. 9366034272/ 7085348366) there are 12 vacant general beds and seven ICU/HDU beds; in Shija Hospital (Contact No. 7005097688/7005125158) there are four vacant general beds and 10 ICU/HDU beds; in Raj Medicity (Contact No.7005105552/9366496411) there are 43 vaccnt general beds and 18 ICU/HDU beds, in RIMS (Contact No. 7640862396) there are six vacant general beds and 13 ICU/HDU beds and in JNIMS (Contact No. 8131855346) there are 11 general beds and two ICU/HDU, it mentioned.

Meanwhile, Manipur's COVID-19 confirmed caseload has touched 1,07,229 with 522 new positive cases, while the death toll mounted to 1,691 with eight more fatalities.


First Published:Aug. 14, 2021, 1:39 p.m.

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