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Tripura has registered 23 more COVID19 positive cases on Tuesday noon, taking the state’s overall tally to 446.

Confirming the news, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb in a tweet in the evening on Tuesday said out of the 23 positive patients, 20 have travel history while three patients came into contact with COVID19 positive patients.

“Alert – 23 people found COVID-19 #POSITIVE today in Tripura out of 380 samples tested. Among them, 20 people have travel history and 3 others were in contact of the previous COVID-19 patients,” chief minister Deb tweeted.

On Monday, Tripura registered 102 more COVID19 positive cases, taking the state’s overall tally to 423.

The Tripura chief minister in a tweet at 11.21 pm on Monday said 578 samples were tested in the state on Monday, out of which 102 were found positive for COVID19.

On Tuesday, India recorded 8,171 cases in a day.

The total tally of COVID19 positive cases in the country now stands at 1.98 lakh with 5598 deaths.

On Sunday, India became the seventh worst-hit country in the world due to COVID19.

The number of active COVID19 cases in India sands at 97,581 as per the Union Health Ministry data.

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