Guwahati: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb went into home quarantine after two members of his family tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus on Monday, August 3.
Taking to Twitter, Tripura CM Deb informed that two of his family members have tested positive for the infectious disease, and added that he has isolated himself at his residence.
The chief minister also added that he has taken a coronavirus test and that his test results will be revealed soon.
"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", Deb wrote in his tweet.
Two of my family members found COVID19 POSITIVE.Other family members found NEGATIVE— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) August 3, 2020
I have undergone COVID19 test, result is yet to come
I am following self isolation at my residence & all precautionary measures have been taken
Praying for the speedy recovery of family members
This development has been reported amid a soaring number of coronavirus cases in the Northeast Indian state of Tripura that has reported a surge in cases since the influx of migrants.
Meanwhile, India's Covid-19 tally increased to 18,55,745 with 52,050 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, while the recoveries crossed the 12-lakh mark on Tuesday, according to the Union health ministry data. The death toll due to Covid-19 climbed to 38,938 with 803 fresh fatalities being reported in 24-hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
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