A total of 256 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura, taking the state’s overall tally to 8,109 on Friday.

Moreover, four more people died of the infection taking the overall death toll 69, a health official said.

The four patients died at Agartala Government Medical College here on Thursday, the official added.

The fresh infections have pushed the number of active cases in the state to 2,371, the official said.

Eighty-six people were cured of the disease and discharged from hospitals on Thursday, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 5,651.

Moreover, 18 patients have migrated to other states.

Tripura has so far tested 2,33,716 samples for COVID- 19, the official added.

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