A total of 540 samples were tested for COVID19 in Tripura on Sunday and all the results were found negative.
This was informed by Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday.
Chief minister Deb said keeping in mind the safety of all the Tripura government has been conducting maximum numbers of COVID19 tests on daily basis.
Despite the fact that Tripura has recorded the highest number of COVID19 positive cases in Northeast India, the chief minister said the state will be able to overcome all the challenges.
According to the chief minister while a total of 85 COVID19 patients were from hospitals after their recovery, the state currently has 80 active cases while 2 persons migrated.
The chief minister said the discharged 85 patients include two civilians – one from Gomati district and another from North Tripura district.
The 83 other discharged patients are from the Dhalai district including Border Security Force (BSF) jawans and their family members.
“Happy to share that as many as 540 samples have been tested for COVID19 in Tripura today. All reports are #NEGATIVE,” chief minister deb tweeted.
Deb added: “Keeping everyone’s safety in mind, we are conducting maximum number of tests on daily basis. We shall overcome soon. Stay safe!”
?? Total Discharged : 85
?? Gomati District -1 person
?? North District – 1 person
?? Dhalai District – 83 persons (BSF Jawans and their family members)
? Total Active Cases : 80
?? Migrated : 2
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) May 17, 2020