Tripura’s first COVID19 positive patient was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday afternoon after her recovery.
Confirming the news, Dr Deep Debbarma, the state surveillance officer of COVID19, told Northeast Now over the phone that the patient is out of danger now and she has been cured.
Sharing pictures of the patient being discharged from the hospital, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb tweeted: “Glad to share that first #COVID19 positive patient of Tripura has been discharged today, as she has recovered & found negative in consecutive tests.”
“She has been sent for quarantine under medical supervision,” the CM said.
“I pray to Mata Tripurasundari so that State turns Corona free soon,” he added.
Glad to share that first #COVID19 positive patient of Tripura has been discharged today, as she has recovered & found negative in consecutive tests
She has been sent for quarantine under medical supervision.
I Pray to Mata Tripurasundari so that State turns Corona free soon. pic.twitter.com/xsyQEPEsD7
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) April 15, 2020
On April 7, Tripura registered the first COVID-19 patient and she is from Udaipur of Gomoti district.
After being tested positive for COVID19 she was shifted to Agartala Medical College Hospital (AGMC) and GBP hospital at Agartala where she treated.
The swab sample of the patient tested negative in the second test on Monday.
She has a travel history to Guwahati and reached Agartala on March 19.
The second patient, who tested positive for COVID19 on April 10, is a 32-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh.
The infected man, who is currently staying at Damcherra in North Tripura district, travelled along with Tripura’s first COVID19 positive case in train.
The second infected patient is a Tripura State Rifles (TSF) jawan.
The patient is undergoing treatment in AGMC and GBP hospital at Agartala.