Agartala, Oct 3 (PTI) Tripura's COVID-19 tally rose to 26,552 on Saturday as 190 more people tested positive for the virus, a health department official said.
The COVID-19 death toll climbed to 286 with six more people succumbing to the infection, he said.
West Tripura district, of which state capital Agartala is a part, has accounted for 156 of the 280 COVID-19 deaths, the official said Tripura currently has 5,369 active coronavirus cases, while 20,874 people have recovered from the disease. Twenty- three patients have migrated to other states, the official said.
At least 301 patients were discharged from G B Pant hospital, the main referral hospital for the COVID-19 patients on Friday after they were cured of the disease, he said.
As many as 3,96,416 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the state so far, the official added. PTI JOY RG RG