Agartala: To contain the COVID spread, Tripura Government underlined the importance of vaccination among the people. After successful completion of special vaccination drive, Hon'ble Mayor of Agartala Municipal Corporation Deepak Majumder took precautionary dose on Tuesday at Abhoynagar Primary Health Care Centre.
Covid situation continues to improve in Tripura. There is a sharp decline in the number of positive cases. The positivity rate has also come down in the state. Timely decision and proper management, specially the constant monitoring of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, helped improve the situation. Covid booster dose has been administered to the sixty-up people.
Generally, the positivity rate increases when the number of sample testing increases. But, in Tripura, the Covid infection rate came down despite tests in higher number. The special vaccination drive for 15-18 age group held between January 19 and 21 last also remained successful.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb in a social media post mentioned that more than 50 percent children in the age group 15-18 had already recieved the first dose of Covid vaccine. Deb, who also holds the portfolio of Health, had visited the vaccination drive.