Tripura ready to tackle coronavirus outbreak says Tripura CM Biplab Deb

On Tuesday, for addressing the public of this state regarding the present COVID status, the Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb urgently came live on all electronic media as well as on social media.

Starting his address with the special mention of corona guidelines and protocols he urged the common people to strictly follow and obey all these; wearing mask and maintaining social distance is mandatory he said.

He has also provided an outlook of the health management and COVID health care centres functional at present in the state.

Giving the data, he said the state has at present 22 oxygen plant including the ADC; 1729 Oxygen concentrator; Oxygen Cylinder 2263; Pulse Oxymeter 2391; Ventilator 193 and adequate stocks of medicines, surgical items and disinfectants.

Moreover, highlighting about the vaccination drive among 15 to 18 years he said total 2 lakh 13000 subjects are projected for this first dose of vaccination.

Till now 77,000 successful vaccination has been administered in this age group.

Concerning about the AMC area, he said the Sadar is having the highest positivity rate which is 17.22%.

All Tripura average 7.09%. Updating about the positivity rate of districts, he said West Tripura District having 10.29%, Khowai 5.02%, Sepahijala 5.24%, Gomati 5.21%, South 7.12%, North 1.29% and Unakoti 5.25%. Talking about beds he said till date 3619 beds are currently available in the state hospitals. Soon, the number would be tripled around approx. 20,000.

Lastly, he requested everyone to become responsible, preventive and aid with precautions to stop the spread life before in 2020 and 21.

He requested all the passengers to must test them while returning from somewhere in airports, stations and public areas.

The CM also warned the immoral greedy businessmen for not harassing and cheating customers giving excuses of Corona pandemic. If found then heavy legal steps and penalty would being charged upon him.

Deb sought cooperation from all section of people to deal with the emerging situation. He stressed on staying in Home Isolation and following doctors’ advice in case of mild symptoms.

“If the symptoms are mild, the patients should stay in home isolation but they must be in contact with health staff. If the health condition deteriorates, the patients need to take admission in hospitals,” Deb said in the video message.

He appealed to the people to fight back the third wave in the same spirit they dealt with the first and second ones.

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