Tripura authorities seeks detailed report from BSF on coronavirus

GUWAHATI: With 40 Border Safety Power (BSF) jawans and their members of the family and associates examined constructive for COVID 19 in Tripura state authorities has requested the BSF to inquire into the origin of the instances and element the steps taken to arrest additional unfold thesame.

Principal Secretary to the Authorities of Tripura, Barun Kumar Sahu in a letter to Inspector Basic of Border Safety Power (BSF), Tripura frontier acknowledged, “ I’m directed to tell that some constructive instances of COVID-19 have been discovered with individuals of 138 Bn BSF and their members of the family.”

He added, “I’d due to this fact request you to kindly inquire into the matter and furnish info, the origin of the ceases,steps taken by BSF authorities to additional stop unfold of Corona virus usually public. The knowledge could please be despatched to the House Division instantly.”

An official within the state authorities, who don’t need to be named, advised ET, “Three locations – Battalion headquarter, ahead administration base and the border outpost have been was containment zones”.

On Tuesday 13 constructive case was reported. BSF mans the 856 KM lengthy border which Tripura shares with Bangladesh. Presently the worldwide border is sealed.

The official mentioned, “Samples of 88 individuals who got here in touch with the 13 jawans was collected. Round 1,028 folks in presently quarantined within the state. A complete of 5820 samples have been examined”.

Chief Minister, Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday tweeted, “13 individuals from 138th-Bn #BSF Ambassa discovered #COVID19 POSITIVE as we speak together with 1 Mess employee. Whole #COVID19 constructive instances in Tripura stands at 42 (2 already discharged, so energetic instances: 40) There is no such thing as a POSITIVE case amongst civilians. Do not Panic!”

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