Tripura reports first COVID-19 case as 45-year-old woman tests positive

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Published: April 7,2020 02:12 PM
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April 7, 2020: Tripura has reported its first COVID-19 case with a 45-year-old woman from Udaipur, Gomati district, who was tested positive on Monday.

April 7, 2020: Tripura has reported its first covid-19 case with a 45-year-old woman from Udaipur, Gomati district, who was tested positive on Monday.



The woman is currently undergoing treatment at the Agartala Government Medical College and GB Pant Hospital, officials said.



Following this Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb tweeted that there is no need to panic. Instead, he said, the need of the hour was to stay safe and stay at home.



"Alert! First #COVID19 positive case detected at Tripura. The patient is from Udaipur. Don't panic, we are taking proper care of the patient. Stay Home Stay Safe. Update at: 8 PM/April 6," he tweeted.



Reports say, the woman had recently returned from Assam and complained of breathing problem on Sunday. She was immediately admitted to a private hospital and later on shifted to the Agartala Medical College Hospital where she was tested positive on Monday.