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5316 passengers under Surveillance,Institutional Quarantine 49, Home Quarantine 5267 persons in Tripura COVID-19 pandemic : 88 tests completed, found 'Negative'
TIWN March 28, 2020
5316 passengers under Surveillance,Institutional Quarantine 49, Home Quarantine 5267 persons in Tripura COVID-19 pandemic : 88 tests completed, found 'Negative'
PHOTO : Health Secretary Dr Debasish Basu, Urban Development Dept Secretary Kirankumar Gitte briefing media at Secretariat. TIWN Pic March 28, 2020

AGARTALA / NEW DELHI, March 28 (TIWN): Tripura Health Secretary Dr. Debasish Basu in routine evening briefing before media said that total 88 tests till now were done, all found with negative on COVID-19. Addressing media at Secretariat, Basu said, “In Tripura total 5316 passengers under Surveillance, Institutional Quarantine 49, Home Quarantine 5267 persons in Tripura COVID-19 pandemic whereas till today total 88 tests were done and all were found negative”. Talking about the masks availability, Basu said, “Total N95 masks for Health Workers 7,431, Triple layer masks 33,056, PPE kits total 539 are available now. So, around 20% of the demand of Tripura Govt is fulfilled by Centre. We have also demanded total 20 ventilators.Now we have stocks of 65 day's rice and wheat, 32 day's sugar, 26 day's salt, moosoor daal of 12 days. We are trying to mitigate the gaps. Hope, no crisis will happen with food items”.“900 food packets were distributed today to homeless, daily workers and in night 1000 will be distributed”, said Debasish Basu. Another high Govt official said that now Govt is trying to think more deeply about the rural situations also. 

Animal Husbandry Dept, Cooperative, Urban Development Dept chiefs were also present in that press conference.

Photo : Air India Cargo flight has landed with Essential Commodities in Agartala Airport today from Kolkata.

 

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