THOUBAL: In a good news for Thoubal District, out of 54 cumulative number of COVID-19 positive cases from the district, altogether 38 patients have recovered by Wednesday and have been discharged. Hence, there are only 16 active cases remaining as per officials with a recovery rate 70.37%.
According to the report received from District Administration Thoubal, altogether 264 inmates are being quarantined at 20 Community Quarantine Centres are opened in the Six Assembly Constituencies of the District, namely Lilong, Thoubal, Wangkhem, Heirok, Khangabok and Wangjing- Tentha. Out of these, samples of 188 inmates have been taken with results awaited with the samples of the remaining inmates are yet to be taken.
Earlier the District Administration Thoubal had opened 65 Community Quarantine Centres at 6 Assembly Constituencies of the District and all of the centres had full inmates then. Luckily the number of inmates has decreased and so far only 20 centres have had inmates for the time being while the other 45 centres are vacant and closed. Moreover, the 6 Institutional Quarantine Centres which were opened under District Administration Thoubal have already been closed for not having any inmates.
The 20 Community Quarantine Centres of the District which have inmates and the number of inmates as per official report from the District Administration Thoubal residing there are 78 inmates in two CQCs of Lilong AC, 29 inmates in 3 centres of Thoubal AC, 68 inmates in 5 centres of Wangkhem AC, 22 inmates in two CQCs of Heirok AC, 28 inmates in two centres of Wangjing- Tentha AC and 39 inmates in 6 centres of Khangabok AC respectively.
Altogether 18 new inmates were admitted on Wednesday and 3 inmates have been discharged.
Meanwhile, while talking to this reporter, The Deputy Commissioner of Thoubal N. Bandana told that about 80 % of the stranded people from Thoubal District who were residing in different parts of the country have now returned in the state.
She further informed that the quarantine centres in the District may be reduced to one in each respective assembly constituency as per requirement since most of the returnees have already completed the quarantine period and returned to their respective residents.
She added that the educational institutions that were once used as quarantined centres will be vacated and fully sanitized to make it ready for reopening as and when the government decides to begin the normal classes.