Mumbai: Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that three more individuals have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Tripura, which takes the virus to count to 194 in the state.
He said that three new patients had recently returned from Delhi to Delhi by Rajdhani Express.
Deb tweeted late on Sunday evening: “991 samples have been tested today in Tripura for COVID-19. Among them 3 persons found COVID19 positive. All of them have returned from Delhi by Rajdhani Express.”
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) May 24, 2020
Of the 194 patients, 165 have been recovered and they have been discharged from the state GB Pant Hospital while 29 are undergoing treatment.
Meanwhile, senior minister and cabinet spokesperson Ratan Lal Nath said on Monday, “We are testing swabs of 4,863 people with a population of 1 million. The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in the state is 86.39 percent, the highest in the country.