Updated 6 Jul 2021, 11:30 am
After the vaccination drive in Tujang area, the local MLA had a meeting with the village authorities, women societies and youth associations of Keithelmanbi and discussed in length about COVID-19 vaccination in the village.
Keithelmanbi village being one of the lowest percentages in vaccination under Kangpokpi AC, the MLA in collaboration with the COVID Task Force Keithelmanbi embarked on the extensive awareness on vaccination.
The COVID Task Force Keithelmanbi put up different sizes of banners reading "The People of Kangpokpi Assembly Constituency is grateful to our Prime Minister for providing free vaccines and free rice and Pi Nemcha Kipgen for providing free transportation".
The local MLA also provided 5 kg of rice and 2 kg of dal each to more than 150 people who do not have ration cards in Keithelmanbi village.
Nemcha also visited the vaccination site at PHSC Keithelmanbi and appreciated those who willingly came forward for the vaccination. She further exhorted them to spread the message of getting vaccination to their neighbours and villages when they returned. Around 150 people were vaccinated during the vaccination drive held on Monday at Keithelmanbi.
Meanwhile, Kangpokpi district reported another COVID death pushing the death toll to 41. The latest victim Jangtinlen Guite from Chingdai Khullen succumbed to COVID-19 this morning at around 11 am. He was tested positive on June 30 at Samaritan Nursing Home, Churachandpur, and brought for home isolation after notifying the authority concerned. He was taken to RIMS this morning but declared brought dead.
First published:6 Jul 2021, 11:30 am
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KANGPOKPI district, Manipur