Delta+ Covid variant found in 90% of Tripura test samples | India News

AGARTALA: Worry gripped Tripura after the presence of the highly-infectious Delta-plus variant of Covid-19 was confirmed in a lot of samples. The state authorities had despatched 151 samples from all its eight districts to the accredited genome testing laboratory in West Bengal final week.
As many as 115 samples of West Tripura district, eight in Sepahijala, 5 in Gomati, 4 in Unokoti, two every from North and South Tripura districts and one every in Khowai and Dhalai districts have been discovered to hold the Delta-plus variant.
In addition to imposing stringent weekend curfew throughout the state from Saturday, the administration has made it necessary for all to keep up not less than six-feet distance from one another on the roads and all public locations.

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