990 samples tested for COVID-19 today; among them, 4 persons test positive for COVID-19 in Tripura; total tally soars to 198 in state so far
Agartala: Four more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Monday, a day after three persons returning from Delhi tested positive for the virus. With this, the total number of positive cases stands at 198 so far.
A total of 990 samples were tested for COVID-19 on Monday, of which four tested positive for COVID-19. All of them had returned from Delhi by Rajdhani Express train.
Taking to Twitter, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb informed this development, “990 samples have been tested today in #Tripura for COVID-19. Among them 4 persons found COVID19 #POSITIVE. All of them have returned from Mumbai, #Maharashtra by train. #TripuraCOVID19count.”
A total of 24,513 persons were placed under surveillance, out of which 16,131 persons were released after completion of 14 days’ observation period. Currently, there are 292 persons in facility quarantine while 8090 persons in-home quarantine as on Sunday.