11 new COVID-19 cases reported in Tripura, state tally at 167

May 16, 2020: The number of COVID-19 cases in Tripura has raised to 167 as eleven people, including seven BSF jawans, tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Saturday

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11 new COVID-19 cases reported in Tripura, state tally at 167

May 16, 2020: The number of COVID-19 cases in Tripura has raised to 167 as eleven people, including seven BSF jawans, tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Saturday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 167.

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb tweeted, "625 samples have been tested for #COVID19 and among them 11 persons found #COVID19 POSITIVE. 7 people from 86-Bn BSF & 4 civilian from Churaibari Gate (2 drivers from other state, 2 people returned from Guwahati). All the POSITIVE patients are under proper medical care."

With the fresh cases, a total of 159 BSF personnel based in Ambassa in Dhalai district have tested positive for coronavirus. So far, 12,667 people have completed the 14-day observation period. There are 300 people in institutional quarantine and 2,935 in home quarantine, according to a statement issued by the government.

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