Two more persons have tested positive for the COVID-19 in Tripura, taking total cases to four in the state.
Two BSF jawans from Ambassa unit at Jahar Nagar in Tripura’s Dhalai district have been found positive, chief minister Biplab Deb tweeted on Saturday.
Tripura was declared coronavirus-free State on April 23, after last of its COVID-19 patient was cured and discharged.
Total #COVID19 positive cases in Tripura stands at 4. (Two already discharged, so active hospital cases : 2)
Update at 02:30 pm / 2nd May#TripuraCOVID19Count
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) May 2, 2020
Health officials said the infected BSF jawans have been admitted to GBP hospital in Agartala.
Tripura reported its first case on April 6 when a 44- year-old woman from Udaipur town in Gomati district had tested positive for coronavirus.
The 45-year-old woman, who was infected with the deadly virus, later recovered and released from hospital. The patient was tested positive in the Agartala Medical College Hospital.
The second COVID19 positive case was reported on April 10.
A 32-year-old man, who is from Madhya Pradesh, tested positive for COVID-19. He later tested negative for the infection and was discharged from hospital.