Taking stock of the COVID-19 situation in the state, the Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that the recovery rate is quite satisfactory.
Saying that the state government is planning to test all inbound stranded people, the CM, who also holds the Health Portfolio, said, “The samples of all Bangladesh and Maharashtra returnees are being tested. Besides, samples of a good number of Chennai returnees have also been tested. More equipments are coming to the state and the government is planning to conduct COVID-19 test of all coming from other states.”
The statement was made after a meeting of Rogi Kalyan Samiti at Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC) on May 30th, 2020.
Speaking to the media persons, he said the people are now alert on COVID-19 pandemic and properly maintaining the quarantine procedure at every level including villages. Besides, the newly-formed local committees are also working actively in the fight against novel coronavirus, he said.
“The Health Department is giving its best from primary health centres to GBP and AGMC hospital. I congratulate all frontline warriors from doctor to cleaning staff for their efforts in the fight against COVID19,” the Chief Minister said.
It may be mentioned that the state 261 confirmed COVID-19 cases followed by Nagaland with 43 cases. In Northeast India, Assam registered highest COVID-19 cases. It has 1216 positive cases so far.
In a sharp reaction to the letter of Mizoram Chief Minister on Bru resettlement issue, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on May 30th, 2020, asserted that anybody could write a letter but it was the government who has to take the final call.
“Anybody can write letter but the decision will be taken the Government of respective state government,” the CM said.
He also pointed out that as to how the long pending Bru issue came to an end after the BJP government came to power. “The Bru settlement was a long pending issue and finally it came to an end under the leadership of Modi ji. They will be resettled in the state very soon. The state government will decide the place of their settlement,” he said.
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