Apart from COVID-19 patients, treatments of other diseases should also be given priority in all the health clinics and hospitals, PTFC-19 publicity and propaganda in charge M Anganmba Meitei said.
Social and customary ceremonies should be organised for family members only, an order issued by the home department said.
Deliberately exposing the young and healthy adults to the virus while protecting the vulnerable population is a morally repugnant as well as a costly (in terms of human lives) option, writes Debananda S Ningthoujam
COVID-19 claimed nine more lives in Manipur on Monday
The chief minister also announced that the frontline workers would be covered with a life insurance scheme till 2021.
Chief Minister N Biren made false promises of constructing a 500-bedded COVID hospital seven months ago, the CPI said..
Six more patients succumbed to COVID-19 in Manipur on Tuesday.
The cumulative number of positive cases is 17,424 in Manipur on Monday.
In view of the alarming COVID-19 situation in Manipur, an emergency meeting of all concerned government departments and CSOs was held in Imphal on Thursday.
Chief Minister N Biren has called for an emergency meeting on Thursday.
The Manipur chief minister announced the new strategy to curb Covid-19 spread on the sidelines of 222nd Death Anniversary of Rajarshi Bhagyachandra held at Shri Shri Govindaji Temple, Palace Compound, Imphal East on Monday..
A total of 322 new Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Manipur on Sunday.
Six more Covid-19 deaths pushed toll to 103 and confirmed tally surged to 14094 with 301 new positive cases on Wednesday.
Moirangthem Angamba Meitei, co-convener and propaganda in charge of People Task Force for COVID -19, said the surge in COVID-19 positive cases and death toll could have been circumvented if the state had prepared for fighting the pandemic with rightful strategies.
The death toll has reached 27 with two deaths reported in the state.
Newly appointed Manipur chief secretary Rajesh Kumar IAS on Tuesday held a meeting with top officials of the state police, army and paramilitary forces to review the management of transmission of COVID-19 infection among security forces in the state.
Awareness on virology, healthcare, environment care, disinfectant, water and sanitation, health hygiene, volunteer management, dos and don’ts for psychological support for COVID-19 were given.
The total number of recovery cases in the state has increased to 38 and the recovery rate improved to 35.18 per cent, state health department spokesperson Dr Mangang said.
The CPI urged the people in Manipur not to ill-treat recovered COVID-19 patients and their families or ostracise them from the neighbourhood.