Minister credits doctors for no fatalities
IMPHAL, 4th Jul: Though the state has over 1000 Covid-19 positive cases, credit goes to doctors of Manipur for ensuring zero fatality in the state due to the disease, CAF&PD minister Karam Shyam has said.
Speaking to newspersons after flagging off three buses for Guwahati for bringing back around 80 medical students evacuated from Kyrgyzstan who would reach Guwahati Airport on July 5, minister Karam Shyam conveyed gratitude of the government to the frontline workers including drivers, police personnel and volunteers at quarantine centres etc., who are performing their duty with full dedication. Until the vaccines for the Coronavirus come out, it is important that people follow every guidelines put out by the authorities and remain safe, he added.
Karam Shyam further observed that although Covid-19 has caused hardships worldwide it has also brought self-responsibility to the people of Manipur.
It can be mentioned that the buses, flagged off on Saturday from North AOC, have been arranged by Manipuri Kyrgyzstan Medical Students Parents Association (MKPSA). The simple event was also attended by MKSPA president L Dhananjoy Singh, general secretary Kh Khogendrajit Singh and other members.
MKSPA president L Dhananjoy stated that the buses have been arranged to bring back around 80 medical students of the state who have been evacuated from Kyrgyzstan and will reach Guwahati airport by late evening of July 5.
There are 50 students still stranded at Kyrgyzstan due to unavailability of flight tickets and hopefully the government will make necessary arrangement to bring them back to Manipur, he said.