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Manipur CM chairs meet on COVID-19

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IMPHAL, Nov 4 - Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh chaired a meeting here today, which resolved to take new measures to deal with COVID-19 related issues in the State. According to a press release issued by the Chief Minister�s Secretariat, a committee will monitor the death of COVID-19 and associate patients in hospitals and COVID care centres.

�COVID-19 patients with co-morbid conditions will be given antiviral drugs. Oximeters will be distributed to all local COVID committees for checking oxygen level of persons with symptoms for early detection and reporting to the control room for necessary action,� the release said. Besides, it was also resolved that basic COVID-19 treatment would be covered under the Chief Minister Gi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT), it added.

The CMHT is a State health scheme which was launched in January, 2018. It provides medical cover up to Rs 2 lakh per eligible family per year for seven critical diseases including cancer.

During the meeting, issues like increase in the COVID mortality rate in the State, need for increasing the number of COVID beds in hospitals and COVID care centres, public ignorance about early detection and treatment were also discussed.

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Manipur CM chairs meet on COVID-19

IMPHAL, Nov 4 - Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh chaired a meeting here today, which resolved to take new measures to deal with COVID-19 related issues in the State. According to a press release issued by the Chief Minister�s Secretariat, a committee will monitor the death of COVID-19 and associate patients in hospitals and COVID care centres.

�COVID-19 patients with co-morbid conditions will be given antiviral drugs. Oximeters will be distributed to all local COVID committees for checking oxygen level of persons with symptoms for early detection and reporting to the control room for necessary action,� the release said. Besides, it was also resolved that basic COVID-19 treatment would be covered under the Chief Minister Gi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT), it added.

The CMHT is a State health scheme which was launched in January, 2018. It provides medical cover up to Rs 2 lakh per eligible family per year for seven critical diseases including cancer.

During the meeting, issues like increase in the COVID mortality rate in the State, need for increasing the number of COVID beds in hospitals and COVID care centres, public ignorance about early detection and treatment were also discussed.

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