Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) in Manipur  shut its OPDs, casualty department and new admissions for three days.

The government-run Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) in Manipur shut its regular OPD, casualty and new admission (non-Covid) for 3 days from Thursday after some well being care workers examined constructive for Covid-19, the hospital mentioned.

However, therapy of Covid-19 sufferers and people within the hospital wards is continuous.

“In view of the spread of Covid-19 pandemic and to prevent further spread of the same Covid-19 to all the health care professional (HCP) of JNIMS and general public, it is ordered that all OPDs, casualty and all new admissions of non-Covid in JNIMS will be stopped/closed for three days from October 22 (8 am) to October 25 (8 am),” mentioned Prof Th Bhimo Singh, Director, JNIMS in an order on Wednesday.

During the shutdown interval sanitization, fumigation and speak to tracing/testing of all well being care professionals in involved wards, hostels, casualty and operation theatres shall be performed in public curiosity, the order mentioned.

According to Prof T Rajen, Medical Superintendent of JNIMS, to date round 148 well being care professions together with the docs had examined constructive for Covid-19.There are greater than 600 well being care professionals in JNIMS.

“During the shutdown period we are trying to take up certain measures to streamline the existing system by providing the necessary services so that the institute can serve the general public properly,” Prof Rajen mentioned. He additionally mentioned that at current the devoted beds for the Covid-19 sufferers within the hospital are all occupied.

On the primary day of the closure of the hospital on Thursday, the personnel of the Manipur hearth providers sanitized the hospital premises.

Chief minister N Biren Singh chaired a gathering on Covid-19 on Thursday and it resolved that the federal government will proceed to offer all lodging and gear for therapy of these affected by the virus.


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