45 more returnees tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Saturday; total tally now 1,046

Agartala: Tripura registered a total of 82 coronavirus positive cases on Saturday, as 45 more people tested positive for COVID-19, hours after 37 others were found to be infected.

A total of 2,070 samples were tested on Saturday; among them, 82 persons tested positive for COVID-19; all of them have travel history.

Tripura has now crossed the 1,000-mark of positive cases, taking the total to 1,046 so far, while 315 persons have been discharged after recovery.

Taking to twitter, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb wrote, “Alert~ Out of 1860 samples tested for #COVID19, more 45 people found #POSITIVE in Tripura today. All of them have travel history.

The count includes:

Sepahijala District: 44

West District: 01

#TripuraCOVID19Count”


Tripura has a total of 723 active cases, while 315 have recovered and two persons died.

As of Friday, 656 people were put in facility quarantine, while 9,049 are in home quarantine. A total of 46,341 samples have been collected, of which 42,841 samples have been tested. The state is testing 10,005 samples per million.

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