Agartala, Sep 5 (PTI) Tripura registered its highest single-day spike of 691 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, which pushed the tally in the northeastern state to 14,527, a health department official said.
The death toll rose to 136 after seven more people succumbed to the infection, he said.
West Tripura district, of which state capital Agartala is a part, accounted for 76 of the 136 COVID-19 deaths, the official said.
The state currently has 5,887 active cases, while 8,483 people have recovered from the disease. Twenty-one patients have migrated to other states.
Tripura had reported its previous highest single-day spike of 590 COVID-19 cases on Thursday.
A total of 2,92,272 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far, he added. PTI JOY BDC BDC