COVID-19 positive cases rise to 2 in Tripura

April 11, 2020: Tripura reported its second case of the coronavirus disease on Friday, four days after a woman tested positive for the infection, officials said.

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April 11, 2020: Tripura reported its second case of the coronavirus disease on Friday, four days after a woman tested positive for the infection, officials said.

Reportedly, the patient is a trooper in the 13th Battalion of Tripura State Rifles (TSR), who went to meet his family in Madhya Pradesh and returned on March 21, he said.

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb took to Twitter and tweeted, "One more #COVID19 positive case in Tripura has been confirmed, taking the total number to 02. The patient is 32 years old male from Madhya Pradesh and currently staying at Damcherra & has travelled along with the last COVID19 positive patient in train."

The state government has converted two buildings of two state-run hospitals, GBP and IGM hospitals, as Covid-19 hospitals, according to a notification released on Friday.

Currently, 844 people are quarantined in the state. As of now, 299 samples have been tested.

It may be stated that Tripura reported its first confirmed COVID-19 case on April 7. The patient is a woman, who is from Udaipur town in Gomati district and is currently undergoing treatment at the Agartala Government Medical College and GB Pant Hospital.

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