"Since we mostly communicate through sign language and movement of our lips, it had been really difficult to wear a face masks."
State Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said the new cases are all returnees from Chennai.
Of the total 124 COVID-19 positive cases reported in the state, 86 cases are active, the health department said.
Chief medical officer Tamenglong Dr Chambo Gonmei urged everyone not to discriminate against COVID-19 positive patients but give support and comfort them.
Apart from the issue of social distancing, the inmates face the problem of hygiene and sanitation problem, lack of essential items to fight the disease and poor mess management, the KSO members said.
Church members distributed vegetables to police personnel stationed at Mao gate and Tadubi police station, Senapati district food bank and medical department
Director General, Assam Rifles, Lieutenant General Sukhdeep Sangwan visited the Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) and briefed about Operation Namaste
The train journey of returnees to Manipur was terminated at Guwahati as incessant rains washed away the railway track between Lamding and Badarpur in Assam.
Manipur Health Minister L Jayentakumar said that eight more new vehicles for the health department and new districts of the state will be reaching the state soon.
The forum urged the chief minister to intervene and increase the numbers of healthcare workers such as doctors and nurses at the quarantine centres
A doctor who was present with the Assam health minister at a hospital in Kamrup during a routine visit was tested positive for COVID-19.
According to Mizoram Health minister Dr R Lalthangliana, all the 12 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 are asymptomatic.
The focus is to minimise the fatalities as much as possible through timely case identification and clinical management of the cases, the ministry stated.
During these days of COVID-19 pandemic, there are stories of warriors and heroes and unsung heroes. Laibi, a street vendor in Imphal, is one among the several unsung heroes who took the trouble to take Somichon Chithung home in her humble auto.
The two cases are asymptomatic and are being shifted to Covid Care centre, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said in a tweet early Tuesday.
All the six new cases are from Dimapur who had returned from Chennai, state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.
The youngest COVID-19 patient in Manipur, one-and-half month-old baby from Churachandpur district, has recovered and discharged from the hospital along with his mother and aunt after they tested negative.
RNYO has appealed to the state government to look into shortage of security personnel, medical staff, manpower and sanitisation of quarantine centres at Noney, Nungba, Khoupum and Raengpang village.
The ZSUM stated in a release that nutritious food and adequate drinking water along with sanitised toilets should be made available for all inmates in different districts.
Few of the returnees who received their food in plastic packages stated that they were served food only in the evening and they were not sufficient for all the returnees.
The baby boy was delivered on the Christian Pentecost Day at Emmanuel School on Sunday, hence the returnee parents named the child 'Emmanuel Quarantino'.
The positive case has been shifted to Imphal and contact tracing is underway, informed nodal officer of Kamjong district.
A total of 277 COVID-19 patients have so far been discharged from hospitals in Assam.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Nagaland stands at 43 since Sunday.
The team visited the 100-bedded hospital at UNACCO School Maitram in Imphal which is being set up especially for COVID-19 patients and inspected the ongoing work.
Of the new cases, Charaideo reported four cases while Sivsagar and Nagaon reported one case each, official sources said.
The 41-year-old pugilist from Manipur, who is battling cancer, was flown to Delhi on April 25 for a radiation therapy.
Kohima reported four cases while Dimapur reported three cases.
The labour of love began in a fashion house in Imphal as it joined the battle against the novel Coronavirus in the state.
The health department had proposed the centre particularly for the treatment of mild and very mild cases or persons suspected to be infected by COVID-19.
Of the new cases, Dimapur reported eight cases while the other three cases were reported from Kohima.
Minister Nemcha Kipgen held a review meeting to take stock of the situation in all the institutional quarantine centres and chalk out plans and strategies to make the returnees feel at home in their respective quarantine centres.
A homecoming which was to be a happy one turned tragic as a returnee was greeted with the news of her father's death on reaching Manipur.
On Thursday, as many as 97 new cases were reported from different parts of the state, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
The Manipur government has announced to an insurance scheme for healthcare workers fighting against COVID-19 under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP).
One patient who was admitted in the Covid Care facility of JNIMS was discharged on Thursday after he was found COVID-19 free. With this, the number of recovered cases stood at five.
Haipi Baptist Church in Manipur has donated Rs 30,000 to the Chief Minister’s COVID-19 Relief Fund to help in the fight against the pandemic.
As COVID-19 cases in the state rise, Manipur Health Minister L Jayantakumar and Education Minister Th Radheshyam visited Thoubal District Hospital on Thursday.
The Union Cabinet Secretary on Thursday held a meeting with municipal commissioners, district magistrates of the 13 COVID-19 hit cities to take a review of the situation.
Of the new cases, Dimapur reported six cases and Tuensang three case, state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.
The tireless and unwavering efforts of the district administration, security forces, churches and the public at large have enabled to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in the district so far.
The Manipur Home Department stated that the committee was constituted to facilitate greater awareness amongst clubs, meira paibis, civil bodies and the general public on measures.
Of the 242 COVID-19 cases, 165 patients have recovered and discharged, while three others have migrated to other states.
Nagaland reported five new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday taking the total number of cases in the state to nine.
The student bodies, including All Manipur Students Union, Manipur Students Federation, Democratic Students Association Manipur, Kangleipak Students Association, Students Union of Kangleipak and Apunba Imagi Maheirol Sinpanglup on Sunday opposed the SOP for the asymptomatic passengers as it could pose problem between the returnees and the locals.
Churches under Anal Naga Baptist Association (ANBA) donated Rs 50,000 to minister Letpao Haokip in Chandel
The quarantine centre for drivers was inaugurated at Kanan Devi Memorial School, Pangei Haotel, Imphal East. The centre has a capacity for 30 people and all food and water will be provided free.
All passengers should download and install AAROGYA SETU application in their mobile before travel.
Six buses left Kangpokpi at 7:40 am on Saturday for Jiribam to bring back stranded people to Kangpokpi who are expected to reach Jiribam railway station in the coming few days.
People from far-flung villages in Manipur's hill district Tamenglong donate food, including fresh vegetables for those returnees who are staying in community quarantine centres in Tamenglong town.
The number of COVID-19 active cases in Manipur rose to 25 while two returnees were discharged on Saturday
The over one lakh estimated drug users in Manipur is viewed as a high risk group for COVID-19 infection as most of them tend to venture out in search for their daily fix in the absence of a drug policy or regulatory mechanism for private rehabilitation centres despite lockdown in the state.
Communities affected by a disaster often lack basic water and sanitation facilities. They are also likely to be traumatised and vulnerable to disease.
Life can be brutal at times and get you down but you can’t be on a life journey without getting through some tough times.
The number of COVID-19 positive cases among incoming returnees in Manipur is increasing
The Manipur government needs to declare what it wants from the people following new developments, says All Manipur United Clubs Organisation (AMUCO)
The village in Manipur hills has arranged a pickup truck which is driven by drivers equipped with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to transport the returnees after they undergo screening at Mao
DeMaS stated that it stepped up to extend help as it received requests from various Manipuri students and families from multiple locations in Delhi.
Sagolband MLA RK Imo Singh wished them a good health and gifted them tree saplings, masks and a hand sanitizer.
Lauding the villagers for their work through Facebook, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Tuesday said, “I salute the Poumai tribe for their discipline and hard work and it is a commendable job by the villagers”
As many as 400 people were provided free essential items as the relief distribution for stranded Manipuris in Delhi.
Guru Rewben Mashangva enthralled the congregation with a special number, “China be strong, be strong Wuhan”.
Deeply embedded sense of community participation among the residents of Kangpokpi town in Manipur has been helping to ward off the spread of Coronavirus in the district
“We returned to Manipur expecting better system and systematic arrangement in an organised manner but with the experience,we are giving a second thought about the return journey.”
In Shillong, Nongmensong has set up two quarantine centres – St Claret’s School and St Jerome’s School in the locality, while a similar initiative is on under Sohiong constituency, East Khasi Hills