126 more persons tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Wednesday
126 more persons tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Wednesday|Representational image
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Tripura: 126 more test positive for COVID-19; 1 dead

Of the total 3,051 samples tested on Wednesday, 126 persons tested positive for the coronavirus; total tally hits 3,468

Chandan Panday

Chandan Panday

Agartala: Tripura on Wednesday reported 126 new COVID-19 cases, with one more COVID-19-related death, taking the state's tally to 3,468 so far.

Of the total 3,051 samples tested on Wednesday, 126 persons tested positive for the coronavirus.

With this, the number of active cases now stands at 1,408. While 2,033 patients have recovered, nine persons have succumbed to the virus so far.

The fresh death was of a 72-year-old woman patient from Teliamura in Khowai district.

Taking to Twitter, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb wrote, "Alert! 126 People found COVID-19 POSITIVE out of 3051 samples tested. 120 found POSITIVE in Antigen test. Contact:4 Symptomatic:2 Unfortunately 1 COVID-19 POSITIVE patient died today."

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