Manipur's cumulative COVID-19 confirmed cases rose to 122,737 on Sunday.
Ukhrul district currently has 54 active cases with 17 patients being lodged at district hospital isolation ward, and 27 patients lodged at transit COVID Care Centre.
The state's COVID-19 positivity rate continued to remain below 5 per cent on Saturday
Manipur on Thursday reported new COVID-19 tally below 100 and zero fatality
The total COVID-19 confirmed cases reached 3,38,94,312 with 22,431 new cases, while the death toll mounted to 4,49,856, as 318 more people succumbed to the disease.
Manipur's daily positivity rate fell to 5.1 per cent.
The country’s total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases is 3,38,13,903, while the death toll mounted to 4,48,817, with 244 more deaths reported.
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The vaccine will be made available within a week at Shija Hospitals and Research Institute (SHRI), Health village, Langol, Imphal West.
The rapid rise in infections, despite high level of vaccinations, point towards inappropriate tracing and isolation protocols.
Dr Rajo said that as parents are in touch with different people during their daily activities, they are likely to become infected and further spread the virus to their kids.
Ukhrul district reported 13 new COVID-19 positive cases on Thursday.
A total of 677 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours pushed Manipur's COVID-19 caseload to 1,06,707 on Thursday.
Imphal West reported four deaths due to COVID-19, the highest among the districts in the state in the last 24 hours..
At least 14 more patients succumbed to COVID-19 in Manipur on Wednesday.
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As many as 17 more people succumbed to COVID-19 and 1,127 more people tested positive for the disease in Manipur on Tuesday.
Khangabok assembly constituency MLA Okram Surjakumar lamented that out of 36,000 voters in the constituency only 13,000 people have got themselves vaccinated so far.
Curfew time has been relaxed from 6 am to 12 noon in Tamenglong town.
For the moment, let us leave aside the twin issues of efficacy and side effects of the vaccine and concentrate on the issue of Covid 19 vaccination guidelines. We understand, doctors are stretched across the states. But, one cannot take chances while undertaking such a massive vaccination.
Member (Health) in NITI Aayog and Chair of the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (NEGVAC) Dr Vinod Paul addresses some of the questions and issues in circulation regarding the Covid-19 vaccination, including why the Centre is not taking any step to vaccinate children, a vulnerable group.
The All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists (AICOD), a national level organisation of 9.40 lakh chemists in India, may anytime join the lockdown to protect and save the lives of its members.
Even after nearly 18 months of the pandemic, we still don't have a 'silver bullet'-a specific drug or cure for COVID-19. So, we must per force manage this deadly with 'bronze bullets' or whatever arsenal we've at our disposal.
Following the NEGVAC recommendations, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday issued new guidelines on COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr Athokpam Rajen, who is the medical officer in-charge of Yairipok Khoirom PHC was caught covertly vaccinating people at the price of Rs 300 per individual.
The third phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive for 18-45 age category began in Delhi on Monday.
The government had announced that registration for the 18 plus population would begin on http://cowin.gov.in, Aarogya Setu App and UMANG App at 4 pm on April 28.
The deceased person was staying in a rented room at Thoubal Melaground and he used to collect scraps in the nearby areas.
The number of inoculated persons as part of 'Tika Utsav' has reached 346 in Churachandpur.
The chief minister appealed to all eligible to get themselves inoculated.
Only 7,600 healthcare workers have been vaccinated for COVID till date in Meghalaya.
There is no room for complacency. All precautions must be taken before the second wave arrives in Manipur. State must also ensure that those suffering from post COVID health complications are properly treated.
Among the eight Northeast states, Assam recorded the highest number of COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries till Tuesday.
All the 246 health centres across Manipur are set for the COVID-19 vaccination programme to take off, Health Services director Dr K Rajo said on Friday.