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Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb self quarantines after 2 members of family test COVID-19 positive

“Two of my family members found Covid-19 positive. Other family members found negative. I have undergone COVID19 test, the result is yet to come," Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said.

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New Delhi Published on: August 04, 2020 8:20 IST
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Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb self quarantines after 2 members of family test COVID-19 positive

Two members of Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb have tested positive for coronavirus, post which the chief minister has gone into quarantine. Confirming the news, Deb said two of his family members have tested positive and added that he has isolated himself at his residence. The chief minister said he has taken a coronavirus test and that his test results will come soon.

Taking to Twitter, Biplab Kumar Deb said, “Two of my family members found Covid-19 positive. Other family members found negative. I have undergone the COVID19 test, the result is yet to come. I am following self-isolation at my residence and all precautionary measures have been taken. Praying for the speedy recovery of family members."

While two family members had tested positive on Monday, all other family members of Deb have tested negative.

As of now, Tripura accounts for over 1,700 active cases while more than 4,400 people have recovered. The state’s death toll stands at 27.

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