Tripura’s Covid-19 tally reached 695 after 48 new cases were reported on Friday night.
Chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb said out of 1,026 sample tested, 48 tested positive for the infection.
4??8?? people found COVID-19 #POSITIVE in Tripura out of 1026 samples tested. All of them have travel history.
Stay safe, follow the Gov't norms.#TripuraCOVID19Count
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) June 5, 2020
The surge of COVID-19 cases in the Sate is occurring with passenger special trains arriving with stranded people, especially from hotspots like Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.
Some returnees from Bangladesh were also found to be infected. On Thursday , one Army officer was also tested COVID-19 positive in the state.