13 more including 2 kids from BSF camp in Tripura test COVID-19 positive

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Published: May 5,2020 12:35 PM
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May 5, 2020: Tripura recorded 13 fresh cases of COVID-19 positive including two kids on Monday from a BSF camp in Ambassa Dhalai district

May 5, 2020: Tripura recorded 13 fresh cases of COVID-19 positive including two kids on Monday from a BSF camp in Ambassa Dhalai district to take the state's tally to 27.



On Monday, 10 BSF personnel tested positive and the wife and two children of a trooper tested positive.



Fourteen cases were reported from the 138th battalion of the BSF on Saturday and Sunday.



The new COVID-19 cases all from 138th battalion of Border Security Force at Ambasa in Dhalai district, about 100 km from Agartala.



Earlier in April, two Covid-19 positive patients in the state had recovered.



Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb tweeted, "Alert! More 13 persons including two kids of 138th-Bn #BSF Ambassa found #COVID19 positive. Total COVID19 positive cases in #Tripura stands at 29 (2 already discharged, so active cases: 27). Don't panic; follow the Govt guidelines and Stay at Home. #TripuraCOVID19Count."



The 12 personnel who had tested positive for the virus on Sunday are being treated at the state's GB Hospital, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said in a tweet.