Tripura becomes Covid-19 free

24 Apr 2020 by Anithya Balachandran

Tripura has become the third Indian state to be coronavirus-free after Goa and Manipur.

Chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb announced on Thursday that the second corona patient of Tripura has been found negative after consecutive tests. The patient will undergo another test today and will be released if the report turns out to be negative.

Tripura CM tweeted:

However, the state shall continue to abide by the lockdown guidelines alike other Indian states.

Tripura now has 111 coronavirus suspects under surveillance and 227 others have been placed under home quarantine.

Additionally, the Tripura government has decided to impose penalties for spitting and urinating in public places, as per the government of India’s directive. There is now a penalty of ₹100 for spitting and ₹200 for urinating in public:

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