MSF general secretary Hijam Roshan said in a video clip that due to the large hospital bills, COVID-19 positive patients started opting for death instead of getting treatment at private hospitals.
Manipur Public School, 1997 Batch of Class XII, stated that 6 D-type 52 litre filled oxygen cylinders were donated to RIMS and JNIMS (three cylinders for each hospital).
The Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has issued recommendations to the state government as per the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993, in view of the Covid pandemic situation in the state
With the installation of PA system, patients and nurses can communicate by maintaining distances, RIMS Nurses Association president T Sunita told the Imphal Free Press over the phone.
The five health professionals who have been found to have COVID-19 are staff of PHC Laimapokpam.
Speaking to the Imphal Free Press over the phone, one of the patients complained that their daily meals consist of only rice and dal with a few vegetables.