Biplab Kr Deb
File photo of Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb. Image credit - Northeast Now

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday underwent COVID19 test after two members of his family tested positive for the virus.

Confirming the news, chief minister Deb said except two members, the other members of his family have tested negative for COVID19.

His test report is yet to come and he is currently in home isolation, the chief minister said.

Chief minister Deb tweeted, “Two of my family members found COVID19 POSITIVE. Other family members found NEGATIVE.”

“I have undergone COVID19 test, result is yet to come,” he added.

The chief minister said he is following all norms set for self isolation and has taken all precautionary measures.

“I am following self isolation at my residence & all precautionary measures have been taken,” Deb said.

“Praying for the speedy recovery of family members,” he added.

With the demise of 3 more positive patients due to COVID19 infections, the death toll in Tripura has increased to 27 on Monday.

According to the bulletin issued by the state health department on Monday Tripura so far has registered 5,392 COVID19 positives cases.

A total of 70 patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from various hospitals or Covid Care Centres across Tripura on Monday after they tested negative.

With the release of 70 patients on Monday, the total number of recovered patients in Tripura now stands at 3,675.

The recovery rate is Tripura 68.38%.

The number of COVID19 tests per million conducted in Tripura is 45,356.


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