Tri[ura CM Biplab Deb overseeing a COVID-19 drill in Agartala. Image: Northeast Now
Tripura CM Biplab Deb overseeing a COVID-19 drill in Agartala. (File image)

The Tripura government has decided to recruit 24 doctors and 24 nurses in the state health department to combat COVID-19, Chief Minister Biplab Deb informed via social media.

“To strengthen the fight against the corona the state government has decided to recruit 24 doctors and 24 nurses,” Deb wrote in a Facebook post

He further informed that the doctors would be engaged in the treatment of COVID-19 patients, after which they would be sent to quarantine centres for 14 days and then seven days off.

The doctors would be paid an honorarium of Rs 50,000 for 28 days and they would be paid Rs 2000 per day when they render services after their COVID-19 duty gets over.

He also informed that the doctors would also be paid Rs 500 daily for overtime or extra duty.

“I believe the new doctors and nurses will play a significant role as well in serving people affected with coronavirus,” Deb wrote.

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