Imphal: Chief Minister N. Biren Singh interacted with home isolation patients through video conferencing to understand their inconveniences and grievances Saturday.
Talking to them, the Chief Minister said that the interaction session would continue every day at 7 pm till all the patients are covered. He said that it was held to understand their grievances and how they are actually feeling and what they expect from the Government. The Chief Minister said that as a person, who had already been infected by the virus earlier, he can assure everybody that the disease can be cured within 14 days if it is detected early and begin treatment early.
The Chief Minister urged them not to panic and fight the virus with a positive mind. At the same time, N. Biren Singh cautioned, people need to be careful and strictly follow SOPs because many have fallen prey to the pandemic while many are undergoing treatment in different hospitals and COVID Care Centres.
N. Biren Singh further said that many had recovered from home isolation treatment. However, considering people’s apprehension, proper monitoring of home isolation patients had already been intensified, and different measures had been put in place to ensure reaching of medicines and pulse oximetres to patients on time, he added.
The Chief Minister noted all their grievances and assured them to instruct the officials concerned for early necessary action.
CAF and PD Minister Th. Satyabrata, State Planning Board Deputy Chairman L. Rameshwor and others were also present at the interaction session.