GUWAHATI: Tripura has set an example for the country in combating COVID-19 situation , said LR Vishwanath, Head of Department, Directorate General, North East Zone, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting while addressing the media personnel of the Northeastern States in a webinar organized by Press Information Bureau, Guwahati here on "Effective COVID Management in Tripura" .
The recovery rate of COVID-19 is more than 80 per cent in Tripura which is above the national rate informed Dr. Kanak Choudhury, MD Medicine while addressing the journalists in the webinar. He spoke extensively on the health scenario of the state and the institutional measures taken by the government to stem the pandemic.
The Tripura government is giving emphasis on collecting samples for testing so that the spread of COVID-19 pandemic can be controlled.
While deliberating in the webinar, senior journalist Sandip Biswas said that early lockdown declared by the Tripura government helped in containing the spread of Coronavirus. People in the state of Tripura strictly followed the lockdown rules and guidelines prescribed by the government said Sanjib Deb. Tripura is bouncing back economically and people are helping each other to restore normalcy in their life, said Prasanjit Biswas, a retired IFS officer. (PIB)