Tripura COVID-19 count surpasses 1,000


Agartala: The COVID-19 tally in Tripura crossed the 1000-mark as 37 people tested positive for the infection on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 1,001, officials said.

A total of 210 samples were tested in the day and the results of 37 of them came out positive, they said.

Of the fresh cases, 34 were from Sepahijala district and three from Gomati district and all of them had a recent travel history, the officials said.

“Out of 210 samples tested for COVID19, 37 Cases found positive. All of them have travel history,” Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb tweeted on Saturday.

A total of 278 people have recovered from the infection, leaving 723 active COVID-19 cases in Tripura.

As many as 9,049 people are in home isolation and 656 in institutional quarantine facilities in the state, the officials added.