Around 80,000 to 1,00, 000 frontline workers will be vaccinated during the second phase which is likely to be started from February first week.
Manipur identifies 39,991 healthcare workers for COVID-19 vaccination first phase as Centre plans to inoculate 30 crore population, including HCWs.
A total of 14 doctors and two technicians of JNIMS tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.
The Joint Committee for Public Awareness on COVID-19 has appealed to the public to stop stigmatising healthcare workers and other frontline workers.
ADCTA president Taluiyang Kahmei expressed his gratitude to the people working in the essential services for their commendable, ongoing contributions and services to the society during the outbreak of COVID- 19 pandemic.
“On this Doctors' day, let us respect and appreciate doctors and health workers for their selfless contribution in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic,” Biren said in his message.
The number of active cases in the state stood at 681 while the recovered cases increased to 553.
The LNJP doctor died of coronavirus after a valiant fight in the ICU of Max Smart, a dedicated coronavirus facility in Saket, Delhi on Sunday morning, reports said