Agartala, Oct 2 (PTI) At least 296 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Friday, pushing the tally in the state to 26,362 a health department official said.
The death toll rose to 283 with three more patients succumbing to the infection, he said.
West Tripura district, of which state capital Agartala is a part, accounted for 155 of the 283 COVID-19 deaths, the official said.
Altogether 504 patients were cured of the disease and discharged from G B Pant Hospital, the main referral facility for COVID-19 patients, since Thursday.
Tripura currently has 5,483 active coronavirus cases, while 20,573 people have recovered from the disease.
Twenty-three patients have migrated to other states, he said.
A total of 3,94,385 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the northeastern state so far, he added. PTI JOY BDC BDC