Agartala, Sep 17 (PTI) At least 521 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Thursday, pushing the tally in the state to 20,699, a health official said.
The death toll has risen to 222 with five more fatalities, he said.
West Tripura district, which also comprises state capital Agartala, accounted for 122 of the COVID-19 deaths, the official said.
The state now has 7,498 active cases.
With the discharge of 521 patients from G B Pant Hospital here, the main referral facility in the state, the total number of people who were cured of the disease has touched 12,956, he said.
Twenty-three patients have migrated to other states, the official said.
A total of 3,44921 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far. PTI JOY MM MM