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Medical Staffs protest in GB Hospital for PPE raised questions on State Govt’s COVID19 Preparedness : Govt assures enough stocks PPE in State, more 2500 PPE to be brought from Guwahati today
TIWN April 9, 2020
Medical Staffs protest in GB Hospital for PPE raised questions on State Govt’s COVID19 Preparedness : Govt assures enough stocks PPE in State, more 2500 PPE to be brought from Guwahati today
PHOTO : Left : Tripura medical staffs protesting in GB hospital for PEE, Right : (Symbol Pic)

AGARTALA / NEW DELHI, April 9 (TIWN): Tripura Medical staffs protest at GB Hospital begging PPE for them has raised serious question on State Govt’s preparedness. The protest of the medical staffs erupted after long suffered from lack of masks, gloves and other important things for personal protection, tension had erupted among the common men, which also affected the reputation of the state. However, immediately, the Chief Minister called a meeting, checked the available stocks of PPE in his state, assuring mitigating the crisis immediately. Total medical items were reported as : 1111 numbers of PPE, 1420 numbers of N95 masks, 8229 triple layer masks, 10000 liters of sanitizers and one lakh gloves are already available in GB hospital. Moreover, 2500 PPEs will arrive today from Guwahati. Govt team announced, total 2000 samples randomly were tested in total 8 districts among those who have cold and cough to find out whether they have COVID19 or not. Govt is now focusing on developing more and more testing process.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOqtVwrKZyI&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3mKLXZ4TUJ-5uCK8hiea_9lmSp554nBrwPyQFUQl2H7mLC8iram1OYJbE GB Medical Staffs protesting demanding PPE. TIWN YouTube Video April 8, 2020

Till now, Tripura has only one positive case.  

At the same time, unhygienic toilet conditions were also reported whereas another separate protest took place 2 days before alleging water crisis in the GB hospital.

After one Corona-Virus positive patient was found in Tripura after she was admitted in GB hospital's isolation ward taking around 50 persons in quarantine along with Doctors, medical staffs in GB hospital (where the patient is now kept) came in massive protest demanding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOqtVwrKZyI&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3mKLXZ4TUJ-5uCK8hiea_9lmSp554nBrwPyQFUQl2H7mLC8iram1OYJbE GB Medical Staffs protesting demanding PPE. TIWN YouTube Video April 8, 2020

Govt team announced, total 2000 samples randomly were tested in total 8 districts among those who have cold and cough to find out whether they have COVID19 or not. Govt is now focusing on developing more and more testing process.

Till now, Tripura has only one COVID19 positive case.  

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