Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 28 July 2021
No death among those infected with coronavirus after full vaccination: JNIMS
Director of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences JNIMS - Professor Dr. Laishram Deben has informed that as per a study carried out by JNIMS, there is no report of death among those infected with coronavirus after getting both doses of covid-19 vaccine till date. He has called for timely testing and vaccination to ward off the disease. Dr. L Deben also stressed on the need for collective efforts by Health Professionals, Government and the public in controlling further spread of Covid-19 pandemic in the State. He urged everyone to follow COVID appropriate behaviours to combat coronavirus which is airborne.
Speaking to media at JNIMS Hospital in Porompat today, Dr L. Deben said that the state Government has clamped statewide total curfew to break the chain of Covid-19 infection. He went on to say that, doctors and nurses are tirelessly giving treatment to covid patients admitted at the general ward, ICU and post covid wards of the hospital. He also asserted that around 240 covid patients are being treated at the 190 bedded General ward of JNIMS.
Dr L. Deben informed that anyone can get free Covid-19 test at JNIMS Hospital on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with prior registration while, casualty ward patients can get covid-19 test in the hospital 24 hours a day. He also urged people to get proper treatment at Government run Covid care centres, if they don't have proper home isolation facilities.
K. Govindas resigns from Manipur Legislative Assembly and Indian National Congress; cites personal reasons for resignation
Former President of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee, MPCC Govindas Konthoujam, who has won elections on Congress Ticket for 5 terms, has resigned his membership from the Manipur Legislative Assembly as well as from the Primary Membership of the Indian National Congress. Govindas reportedly submitted a letter to the Manipur Legislative Assembly Speaker just before noon today, where he stated that he is tendering his resignation as a member of the house. The former MPCC President also submitted his resignation from the primary membership of Indian National Congress. In a letter addressed to the MPCC interim president Govindas said he was tendering his resignation due to personal reasons.
Interim President of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee, MPCC N. Loken affirmed the same to Impact News today. He said that the former President of MPCC Govindas Konthoujam has left Congress Party citing personal reasons and that there is no way that the Congress Party will lose its strength because of his resignation. He added that the Assembly Secretary has approved Govindas Konthoujam's resignation, however Congress is yet to approve his resignation from the party. N. Loken claimed that the BJP led State Government in the state might face a political blowout in August.
N. Loken maintained that the exact reason behind Govindas' resignation from the post of MPCC President on July 19, is still unknown as there is no enmity nor power tussle within the party. He refuted the rumours spread on social media platforms that around 7 to 8 Congress MLAs might leave the Party as baseless. Loken said Congress will strive to win and form Government in the upcoming Assembly Election. It may be mentioned that Ex MLA Govindas Konthoujam took charge as MPCC President on December 14 last year. He has held various important Ministerial posts during the previous Congress Government regime.