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All Covid Care Centres in Manipur to be shut down

The state director of Health and CMOs have been asked to make necessary arrangements in hospitals or other government health centres for managing existing and fresh COVID cases.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 26 Mar 2022, 12:47 pm

(File Photo: IFP)
(File Photo: IFP)

Citing "significant improvement" in COVID-19 pandemic situation in Manipur, the state government has directed the director of Manipur Health Services to close down all existing Covid Care Centres (CCC) in the state, except the CCC RD Wing, Lamphelpat with immediate effect.

A letter issued to the director of Health Services by the state deputy secretary, Health and Family Welfare stated that the CCCs at Lamboi Khongnangkhong and Bal Bhavan will be cleaned, retained and all equipment will be safely stored in the same buildings to enable easy future operationalisation.

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Any existing inmates in CCCs around Imphal will be shifted to CCC RD Wing, the letter stated, adding that the CMOs are to ensure that all equipment in CCCs in different districts are to be properly accounted and kept in safe custody to facilitate easy future operationalisation.

The director of Health and CMOs may make necessary arrangements in hospitals or other government health centres for managing existing and fresh COVID cases, it mentioned.

Directing immediate disengagement and termination of all the contract and daily wage staff being engaged by the directorate of Health and in the districts by CMOs or Medical Superintendents (MSs), the director has been asked to take necessary action for managing Covid cases with regular staff.

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The letter also sought detailed report of Covid staff engaged on contract and daily wage beyond December 31, 2021 both by the directorate of Health in Imphal and in the districts by CMOs and MSs.

 

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First published:25 Mar 2022, 1:40 pm

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