The deceased was admitted to JNIMS New Covid Block on Monday after testing positive for the viral infection. He succumbed to COVID-19 on Wednesday early morning.
As a PSA oxygen generation plant is being set up at JNIMS by the state government, a health official said there is no price hike in oxygen cylinder rates and there is adequate supply of oxygen for both medical and industrial purposes in the state.
The general body meeting of Teachers' Association (TA), Trained Nurses Association (TNA) and Association for all Non-teaching staffs, JNIMS, Porompat resolved to form a Joint Action Committee (JAC) to pursue the demands.
The Teachers Association (TA) JNIMS and the Trained Nurse Association (TNA) JNMS submitted mass resignation to JNIMS authority on Thursday
Police said the deceased person has been identified as one RK Bikram, 47, son of (Late) Tombisana from Sagolbandh Meisnam Leikai.
Demanding the implementation of the 7th Revision of Pay, the Teachers Association, the Association for All Non-Teaching Staffs and the Trained Nurses Association of JNIMS on Tuesday decided to submit a joint mass resignation of all employees of JNIMS with effect from Wednesday..
Asserting that more people are beginning to accept transgender in the society, MLA Dr S Ranjan, who is also the advisor (Health) to the chief minister, stated that the people of Manipur are proud of the progress made by the transgenders of the state.
The nurses of JNIMS Hospital demanded implementation of 7th Pay, old pension scheme for employees who joined before 2004, creation of higher nursing post, implementation of MACP, revision of nursing allowance in the 7th Pay and provision of uniform or dress allowance to nurses.
In Manipur, the doctors who were given the first dose of the Covishield vaccination urged the public not to worry about getting side effects of the vaccine.
Spokesperson of Teachers’ Association, JNIMS, Dr Y Sanatomba lamented that teaching and non-teaching staff of JNIMS are also given lower dearness allowance as compared to other state employees.
Highlighting the several inconveniences faced during the treatment of one rickshaw driver on December 1, the association stated in a release that except for one wheelchair with a defunct wheel, there were no other wheelchairs and trolleys found when they tried to carry their fellow rickshaw driver for an MRI test.
The chief minister said that private hospitals in the state will also be requested to keep a separate section for COVID patients in their respective hospitals so that the mortality rate can be reduced.
The chief minister recently posted in social media that the Centre has approved 50 new MBBS seats in JNIMS, said secretary of the demand committee Johnson Kamei.
The Teachers Association Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences submitted a letter to the JNIMS director on Thursday.
Sample testing of COVID-19 and intake of COVID positive patients will continue, the director said.
A total of 14 doctors and two technicians of JNIMS tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.
IPSA president Joychandra Konthoujam pointed out the need of setting up more COVID Care Centre in the state as the pandemic is far from over.
A letter submitted by APSRA to the principal secretary Health and Family Welfare Manipur on Monday stated that the APSRA committee has been demanding implementation of TSP JNIMS for many years.
From JNIMS, the patient was taken to RIMS and then to Imphal Hospital, Raj Medicity and a private hospital among others
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.
The JNIMS hospital accident and trauma centre (ATC) has been shut for 48 hours after a patient brought to the centre tested positive along with his son on Monday.
JNIMS medical superintendent professor T Rajen Singh said the patient was having symptoms of COVID-19. Hence, the patient was kept isolated to prevent spread of the disease to other patients of ATC.
As the student's mother tested COVID-19 positive, the JNIMS administration issued an order for immediate sealing of the two hostels of the boys section. Accordingly, all entry and exit in these two hostels are strictly prohibited until further notice, said the professor.
All the daily wastes generated from COVID Wards like PPE, caps, face cover, shoe cover, gloves, N95 face mask, etc. are treated with sodium hypochlorite solution.
Twenty-three more persons, five males and 18 females, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, state health department said on Tuesday.
Fifty-four more persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the total active cases in the state to 407.
The Jiri Development Organisation has complained that patients from Jiribam transported to Imphal are not received in time at JNIMS hospital and made them stay outside the hospital for a long period.
The number COVID-19 active cases in Manipur rose to 293 as 55 more were tested positive for Coronavirus on Thursday..