Tripura, which was declared corona-free on April 23rd, 2020, has again reported a fresh outbreak with 22 more positive novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday taking the state’s total confirmed cases to 64.
The positive-tested persons belong to the 138th Battalion Border Security Force, Ambassa. They include 18 Male, 1 Female and 3 Children.
The total cases are 64 among which 2 were discharged with 62 active cases remaining.
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed the people of the state not to panic and have assured that government is working vigilantly.
Tripura’s first COVID-19 patient – a woman – was released from the hospital on April 16th, 2020 after she was found negative following consecutive tests. She was tested positive on April 6th, 2020.
A few days later, a 32-year-old trooper in the 13th Battalion of Tripura State Rifles (TSR), the state’s counter-insurgency force, was tested positive for COVID-19.
The TSR jawan from Madhya Pradesh tested negative on April 23rd, 2020 and was released from the hospital.