First COVID positive case traced in bordering subdivision: BSF jawan of 3rd battalion infected
Tripura

First COVID positive case traced in bordering subdivision: BSF jawan of 3rd battalion infected

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Ambassa(Tripura), May 8 : Spreading its wings to the bordering subdivision of Kamalpur in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai, one BSF Jawan from 3rd battalion at Dhalaighat BOP was found positive last night. The most recent spurt in Coronavirus spread to the bordering subdivision of Kamalpur by taking a BSF jawan from 3rd battalion into its grip.

The jawan arrived at local Kamalpur BSM Hospital around 12 noon and from there he was referred to Agartala Medical College and Hospital. Last night his swab tested positive and was declared positive alongwith the list of 24 freshly infected BSF jawans.

Till morning the administration took up measures and declared the areas of Mohanpur, Nagar Panchayat ward no 1, ward no 2 and part of ward no 3 as containment zones. The population of the zone was approximately 5000. However, panic struck the entire area and the administration appealed to the people to stay at home. (UNI)

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