Nearly 41,000 COVID warriors in Manipur to be given first shot of vaccine says CM

Nearly 41,000 COVID warriors in Manipur to be given first shot of vaccine says CM

Imphal, December 15 2020: The State Government has identified 41,000 medical professionals and others, who would get the first Covid vaccine shots.

Preparations have been made to promptly start vaccination as soon as the vaccine arrives, said Chief Minister N Biren Singh today.

He was speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural function of a two day Distribution Camp of Aids and Assistive Devices to Persons with Disabilities under ADIP Scheme at City Convention Centre, Imphal East today.

The Chief Minister also said that 100 doctors are engaged at present on a daily wage basis to meet the healthcare needs due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Necessary procedures have also begun to recruit 300 regular doctors through MPSC, he said.