The number of COVID-19 related deaths in India increased to 1,981. As many as 95 people succumbed to death in last 24 hours.
The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in India neared 60,000 mark today as the states recorded over 3,000 coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day.
The total number of coronavirus patients in the country rose to 59,662. Maharashtra continued to add over 1,000 cases to the tally even on Friday.
30 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Friday, taking the number of novel coronavirus cases in the state to 118.
Confirming this Tripura Chief minister Biplab Kr Deb said”30 persons found COVID19 POSITIVE in Tripura today. 25 persons from 86th-Bn BSF, 4 family members from 138th-Bn BSF & 1 truck driver (Driver of TRO1-AH-1922 detected at Churaibari Checkpost). The driver has been quarintined at Churaibari. Total COVID19 patients in Tripura now stands: 118″.
Tripura Government have decided to convert Agartala’s Bhagat Singh Youth hostel into a 300-bed COVID19 treatment center & it will be under GB hospital’s supervision. Now in Agartala total beds for COVID19 treatment stand at 410 (GB hospital: 80 beds, IGM: 30 beds, Bhagat Singh: 300 beds).