Tripura has registered two more COVID19 positive cases on Thursday taking the state total to 173.
Confirming the detection of the new cases in the state, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb said a total of 847 samples were tested for COVID19 on Thursday, out of which 2 were found positive.
The chief minister informed that one person is from Churaibari Gate and the other person had contact with the COVID19 positive patients who recently returned from Chennai.
“847 samples have been tested today for COVID-19 & among them, 2 persons detected #POSITIVE,” chief minister Deb tweeted at 10.51 pm on Thursday.
“One person at Churaibari Gate & another person was in contact with the previous POSITIVE patients who returned from Chennai,” the chief minister said.
The Tripura chief minister has urged the people of the state to follow all the government norms imposed to contain the spread of COVID19.
“Stay safe & follow the Govt norms,” Deb added.
India, as of Thursday, reported a total of 1,12,359 COVID19 positive cases and 3,435 deaths.
Currently, India has 63,624 active cases while 45,300 patients have been cured/discharged or migrated.
Assam is now on the top of the list of COVID19 positive cases registered in the Northeast with a total of 210 cases and Tripura is in the second spot with 173 cases.
847 samples have been tested today for COVID-19 & among them, 2 persons detected #POSITIVE.
One person at Churaibari Gate & another person was in contact with the previous POSITIVE patients who returned from Chennai.
Stay safe & follow the Govt norms.#TripuraCOVID19count
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) May 21, 2020