9 more returnees tested COVID-19 positive in Tripura on Thursday; total tally now 1,147

Agartala: Another 9 persons have tested positive for coronavirus taking the total number of cases to 1,147 so far.

A total of 130 samples were tested on Thursday; among them, nine persons tested positive for COVID-19; three are flight passengers and others are contacts of COVID-19 patients.

Taking to twitter, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb wrote, “Out of 130 samples tested for COVID-19 today morning, 9 people found POSITIVE. Among them 3 are flight passengers & others are contacts of COVID-19 patients.

The count includes:

Khowai Dist: 5

West: 3

Gomati: 1

#TripuraCOVID19Count”


A total of 43,970 persons were placed under surveillance, out of which 36,961 persons were released after completion of 14 days’ observation period. There are 537 persons in facility quarantine while 6,472 persons in-home quarantine as on Thursday.

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