Tripura reports 36 new COVID-19 cases, 183 more recoveries


Agartala: The number of single-day COVID-19 recoveries surpassed fresh cases in Tripura by a wide margin on Monday, with 183 people recuperating from the disease, even as 36 more tested positive for the infection, pushing the tally to 30,257, a senior official said.

Tripura currently has 1,848 active coronavirus cases, while 340 people have succumbed to the infection. A total of 28,046 people have recovered from the viral disease.

West Tripura district, of which state capital Agartala is a part, has accounted for 178 of the 340 COVID-19 deaths, the health department official said.

Twenty-three patients have migrated to other states.

As many as 4,49,202 samples have been examined for COVID-19 in the northeastern state so far, the official added. PTI