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Total of 1,739 COVID-19 positive patients & 38 post COVID-19 related deaths reported till 20th Aug in Manipur: CM N. Biren Singh

In the ongoing Monsoon session of Manipur Legislative Assembly held today, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh informed the House that a total of 1,739 COVID-19 positive patients and 38 post COVID-19 related deaths have been reported till 20th of this month.

Replying to a question raised by an opposition MLA, Chief Minister (in-Charge Health) said that the related death records are from the Government and Private Health facilities in the State.

He said only 38 post COVID-19 related deaths were reported through concerned DCs and SPs.

The Chief Minister informed the House that the Centre has sanctioned COVID Relief Fund for the year 2020-21 and 2021-22.

Under the Government of India’s COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness package (ECRP), a total amount of 31,52,00,000 rupees has been sanctioned.

He said under the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), an amount of 16,80,00,000 rupees has been allocated during the financial year 2020-21 and 8,40,00,000 rupees has been sanctioned during the financial year 2021-22.

A total of 3,00,00,000 rupees was released by North Eastern Council in 2021 for COVID Related expenses and the entire amount has been spent. During 2020-21, a sum of 4.11 crore rupees was allocated from PM CARES.

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