Greater than every week after Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb declared the state “corona free” and urged individuals to observe social distancing norms, he stated on Sunday that his authorities is “working vigilantly” after 25 jawans from one unit of the Border Safety Drive or BSF examined constructive for coronavirus – all from the identical unit.
Whereas two jawans of the unit in Dhalai – about 90 km from state capital Agartala – had examined constructive on Saturday, take a look at outcomes of 12 others revealed that they had COVID-19 on Sunday. In Delhi, 31 instances have been reported by one of many items which takes the whole variety of instances in BSF to 63 to this point.
In a tweet, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb wrote: “Alert! 12 individuals from 138th #BSF unit Ambassa discovered #COVID19 constructive. Complete #COVID19 constructive instances in Tripura stands at 16 (2 already discharged, so lively instances : 14) Do not panic, observe the Gov’t pointers. We’re working vigilantly on your security. #TripuraCOVID19Depend (sic).”
13 others examined constructive as we speak which incorporates 11 BSF jawans and two youngsters from the BSF unit. This takes the whole variety of instances in Tripura to 29.
Dhalai district, which was a inexperienced zone until Saturday, has now been declared a pink zone as we speak.
The northeastern state – the place a number of batallions of the BSF are posted – has a 856-km lengthy border with Bangladesh; the state authorities has taken up the matter with the ministry of House Affairs, sources have stated.
Tripura reported its first case on April 6 when a 44- year-old lady from Udaipur city in Gomati district had examined constructive for coronavirus. The 44-year-old lady, who was contaminated with the extremely infectious virus, later recovered. The affected person had examined constructive on the Agartala Medical Faculty Hospital.
The second COVID19 constructive case was reported on April 10. A 32-year-old man, who’s from Madhya Pradesh, examined constructive for COVID-19. He later examined damaging for the an infection and was discharged from hospital.
Final week, the Chief Minister stated that individuals have to just accept the lockdown “as part of their lives” till a vaccine is developed for the coronavirus pandemic. “”It isn’t that simple to exit lockdown till a vaccine is invented. Folks have to just accept lockdown as a part of our lives and folks right here understands this,” he stated.