AGARTALA/SHILLONG: Meghalaya and Tripura top the COVID-19 recovery rate in the country, a Tripura Minister said.
Meghalaya's recovery rate is 89.36 percent and Tripura's 81.47 percent as against the national average of 58.24 per cent, Tripura Law and Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath told the media.
Nath, who is the spokesman of the Tripura government, said that 15,050 test per million were conducted in his State compared to the national average of 5,635 tests while in Sikkim it is 15,098.
"In tests per million, Tripura is at the sixth position after Andaman, Sikkim, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, and Goa," the Minister said.
In Meghalaya, 47 people have tested positive so far, with five active cases and one death. In Tripura, 1,295 coronavirus cases were reported, including 232 active cases and one death. (IANS)