Vaccination performance is also said to be very poor in the tea-belt of the eastern India’s state which has 800 tea gardens.
The cases were reported over the past two days from the Zaloni Tea Estate in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh district. The district authorities declared the garden a containment zone.
A ‘crafted tea’ plantation, which belongs to the Benkal Tea Estate, located six kilometres from Coonoor has been attracting tourists.
The 49-year-old had a basket on her back balanced by a band on her head. She was also armoured with an apron at her waist as she took on the job of plucking tea leaves.