Amidst the ever increasing corona virus cases in the country, a Health Department official said that 236 new cases of corona virus (COVID-19) have been reported in Tripura. With this, the number of corona virus infected in the state has reached 7,663.
So far, 65 people have died in the state, with an increase in the virus, as well as three more deaths in the state due to the epidemic. He said that three patients of all COVID-19 in West Tripura district died due to cardiac arrest at Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC) on Tuesday. The official said that freshly infected cases brought the number of active cases to 2,083 in the state, while 5,497 people have so far recovered from the disease and 18 patients have moved to other states.
Tripura has so far tested 2,28,983 samples for COVID-19. Dr. Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal, Director, National Health Mission, Tripura, said that the state government has distributed 185 oxygen concentrations in COVID care centers to provide better care to critical patients. Another official said that the health department will distribute 824 oximeters to COVID-19 patients who are in isolation in the home.