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Eight Month Old Child Tests Corona Positive In Kailasahar, Tripura

An eight-month-old child has been infected with Corona in Boulapasha area under Kailashahar Municipal Council.

As soon as this news spread, there was panic among parents in Kailasahar.

As of Tuesday, the number of corona infected in the Unakoti district was eight.

But significantly an eight-month-old child was found to be infected with the corona virus when he came to the RGM hospital in Kailasahar on Wednesday for treatment with cold and cough.

Corona infected people are being found from different parts of Unakoti district.

In this regard Unkoti District Surveillance Officer Dr. Shankha Shubhra Debnath said

“the health department is aware of all the issues. The infected are in home isolation. Necessary medicines and medical supplies have been provided to them. Contact samples of infected people are being taken, the number of tests has been increased”.

He called upon any person to go to the health center for examination if there are any symptoms or if there is any kind of suspicion.

He said that the district health department is ready to deal with the situation. The mock drill to deal with the Covid situation has already been completed this month as directed by the Government of India.

The entire matter has been informed to the higher authorities including the District Magistrate. He urged everyone to follow the Covid rules.

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