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COVID-19 cases cross 2 lakh-mark in India, death toll at 5,815; 48 new cases in Tripura

The nationwide tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases crossed the two lakh mark on Tuesday with almost a lakh testing positive for the dreaded virus infection in the last 15 days. The government, however, said its preventive measures to contain the disease have been very effective, as shown by a much lower fatality rate than several other countries.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 2,07,615. The death toll from the outbreak in India is at 5,815.

The total number of CoronaVirus cases in India has risen to 2,07,615 according to figures released by Health Ministry today. The death toll has gone up to 5,815. In past 24 hours, 8909 fresh cases and 217 deaths were reported. The Health Ministry said that there were 101497 active covid cases in the country while 100302 have recovered.

48 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Tripura yesterday Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said.

In the afternoon on Tuesday, Chief Minister Deb informed 23 new people found COVID-19 POSITIVE today in Tripura out of 380 samples tested. Among them, 20 people have travel history and 3 others were in contact of the previous COVID-19 patients.

In the night on Tuesday Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb in his tweet said ” More 25 people found COVID19 POSITIVE in Tripura today out of 581 samples tested. Among them, 23 people have travel history & 2 people are contacts of COVID19 patients. Requesting everyone to be cautious”.

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