9 more returnees tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Friday; total tally now 925
9 more returnees tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Friday; total tally now 925|EastMojo image
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Tripura: 9 more test positive for COVID-19; tally soars to 925

Among the 9 new COVID-19 patients, 7 had travelled by train and 1 in flight; remaining one had contact with previous case

Chandan Panday

Chandan Panday

Agartala: Nine more persons tested positive for coronavirus aka COVID-19 on Friday, taking the total number of positive cases to 925 so far.

A total of 120 samples were tested on Friday morning; among them, nine tested positive for COVID-19.

Among the new cases, seven persons had traveled in train and one in flight. The remaining one had contact with a previous positive case.

Taking to Twitter, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb wrote, “Out of 120 samples tested this morning for #COVID19, 09 Cases found #POSITIVE. All of them have travel history.

The count includes :

Train Passengers:07

Flight Passenger: 01 and 1 is contact person.

#TripuraCOVID19Count”

Meanwhile, a total of 278 patients have been discharged from Bhagat Singh COVID care centre after they tested negative for the virus. Out of 925 COVID-19 patients detected so far, there are 656 patients under treatment.

Currently, a total of 12,574 people are currently placed under surveillance for coronavirus, of which 776 are in different quarantine centres and 11,798 others in home quarantine.

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