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COVID-19 cases in India rise to 2.86 lakh; 31 more test positive in Tripura

The country also recorded its highest daily caseload at 9,996, pushing the cumulative number of virus-affected people to 2,86,579.

The number of active coronavirus cases rose to 137,448, according to the data released by ministry of health and family welfare. Over 1.40 lakh were recovered from the disease. The number of cured patients surpassed the active COVID-19 patients for the second time today.

Maharashtra hit a new milestone by registering 3,235 coronavirus cases in last 24 hours. The state’s COVID-19 tally reached 94,041. Mumbai alone accounted for 52,667 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak. The state also recorded the highest number of deaths on Wednesday — coronavirus had claimed 149 lives in the state on Wednesday.

With nearly 10,000 fresh cases registered within a span of 24 hours, the Covid-19 tally in India rose to 286,579 on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Tripura has registered 31 more COVID19 positive cases.

Out of 1375 samples tested for COVID19, 31 people found POSITIVE.

All of them have travel history.

The count includes :

West Dist: 17
Sepahijala Dist: 8
Dhalai Dist: 1
Unokoti Dist: 2
Gomti District: 3

Confirming the news, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb in a tweet said “Out of 1375 samples tested for COVID19, 31 people found POSITIVE. All of them have travel history”.

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