Tripura registers 446 new cases of Covid, 1 death; positivity rate at 12.14%



Tripura reported 446 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, 230 more than the previous day, with a total of 1,04,728, according to a bulletin from the health department.

The death toll rose to 922 as another person succumbed to the infection in the past 24 hours, he added.

The new COVID death was reported at GB Pant Hospital here, and the patient had other ailments, a health department official said.

At least 293 people have recovered from the disease since Saturday, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,01,357, according to the bulletin.

The daily positivity rate stood at 12.14 percent, down from 11.61, as new cases were detected from 3,673 sample tests, it said.

Tripura now has 2,380 active patients, and most of them are in home quarantine.

The state government has already issued a notice in a bid to prevent the rising trend of infections and urged people to adopt COVID-appropriate behavior.

The state-level COVID task force has not been asked to impose a strict measure such as mandatory testing for those entering Tripura. We are monitoring the situation,” the official added.

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