10 more returnees tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Sunday; total tally now stands at 1,089
10 more returnees tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Sunday; total tally now stands at 1,089|EastMojo image
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Tripura: 10 more test positive for COVID-19; tally soars to 1,089

10 persons found positive for COVID-19 in 1,529 samples tested; all fresh cases have travel history

Chandan Panday

Chandan Panday

Agartala: Tripura on Monday registered 10 more coronavirus positive cases taking the total number of cases to 1,089 so far.

A total of 1,529 samples were tested on Monday; among them, 10 persons tested positive for COVID-19; all of them have travel history. These include 9 persons from Sepahijala and one from South Tripura district.

Taking to twitter, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb wrote, “10 people found COVID-19 #POSITIVE in Tripura today out of 1529 samples tested. All of them have travel history.

The count includes:

Sepahijala District: 9

South District: 1

#TripuraCovid19count”

Earlier, this evening speaking in a press conference, Law minister Ratan Lal Nath said that a total of 433 people have been discharged while 637 persons are undergoing treatment.

A total of 42,775 persons were placed under surveillance, out of which 35,039 persons were released after completion of 14 days’ observation period. While there are 303 persons in facility quarantine while 7,433 persons in-home quarantine as on Monday.

On Monday, 756 samples were collected from across the state and 850 samples including samples of those who returned from other parts. A total of 48,994 samples have been collected of which 47,678 samples have been tested.

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