Tripura, 7th October: At least 275 more people have tested positive for COVID in Tripura on Tuesday, raising the tally in the state to 27,308, reported a health department official.

He continued that the death toll rose to 298 with two more people succumbing to the infection. 161 of 298 COVID deaths have taken place in West Tripura district, of which state capital Agartala is a part, the official said.

Tripura currently has 4,879 active coronavirus cases, while 22,108 people have recovered from the disease. Twenty-three patients have migrated to other states.

Officials said, 255 patients were discharged from G. B. Pant Hospital, the main referral hospital for COVID-19 patients, on Monday after they were cured. As many as 4,02,297 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the state so far, he added.