New Delhi: In what caused panic among the authorities, over 40 people came in contact with the man suffering from Coronavirus infection in Tripura’s Agartala after his family organised a ‘shradh’ ritual for his dad. Accordimg to a report by The Times of India, the family flouted all the rules and COVID guidelines. Also Read - Indian-Origin Scientists Find Novel Way to Treat Severe COVID-19
The man who works in the Assam Rifles had come home last week. He was eventually tested for Coronavirus. Authorities had permitted him to stay at home under quarantine. Also Read - Independence Day 2020: In a First, Military Bands Perform For Fortnight Ahead of August 15 Event
However, the man did not follow the instructions and organised a ritual at his home, according to the report. In further negligence on his part, he didn’t even inform the invited relatives of his illness. Also Read - COVID-19 Vaccine: Zydus Cadila to Begin Phase-2 Clinical Trials
On Monday, police raided his house and took him to a COVID care centre. The guests have neen moved to a quarantine facility.
Meanwhile, the north-eastern state has registered a total of 3,469 Coronavirus cases, with the death toll climbing to 9.