Agartala: Tripura crossed the 800-mark for coronavirus positive patients, as 53 more people tested positive for the virus on Sunday. With this, the total number of confirmed cases has gone up to 803 in the state.
The total number of active cases now stands at 607, with 192 patients having been discharged after recovery so far.
Among the 53 new cases, 49 of them are residents of Sepahijala district, four of Gomati. All of them had returned from Chennai in Shramik special train.
Taking to Twitter, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb informed this development, “55 people (Sepahijala Dist: 49 & Gomati Dist: 4) found COVID-19 #POSITIVE in Tripura out of 1153 samples tested. All of them have returned from Chennai by train.
Confirmed case: 803
Active case: 607
Unnatural Death: 1