4 civilians and more 7 BSFs in Tripura tested COVID-19 positive: CM
By Our Correspondent, 16/05/2020, Agartala

With another major spike in state's COVID-19 positive cases tally, 11 more people including 7 BSFs from 86th battalion and 4 civilians on Saturday tested with Corona positive. Confirming this today morning Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb writes on his tweeter handle, "A total 625 samples have been tested for COVID-19 and among them 11 persons found COVID-19 Positive.

"7 people from 86-Bn BSF & 4 civilian from Churaibari Gate ( 2 driver from other state, 2 people returned from Guwahati ) tested positive," the tweeter reads this morning.The Chief Minister however said all the positive patients are under proper medical care.

Meantime, the journalists especially the field workers who had undergone swab tests recently are tested COVID-19 negative. Mr. Deb said, "Glad to know that with the grace of Mata Tripurasundari the test results of all Tripura Journalist's for COVID-19 have come negative." He however urged upon the journalists to take precautionary measures and obey Govt guidelines while working.