9 more returnees tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Friday; total tally now 925 Credit: EastMojo image

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.


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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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