Ten more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura, taking the total number of cases in the state to 242.

The number of active cases stands at 74 while 165 people have been discharged and 3 have migrated to other states.

“1020 samples have been tested today for COVID-19, out of which 1️⃣0️⃣ people detected #POSITIVE,” Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb tweeted late Wednesday night.

“5 returnees from Chennai & Bangalore, 4 returnees from Mumbai & 1 railway pantry staff,” Deb added.

↗️Positive Cases: 242
↗️Active Cases: 74
↗️Discharged: 165
↗️Migrated: 3

Earlier on Tuesday night, 23 people had tested positive for the deadly virus in the state.

Among them 18 people returned from Maharashtra by train and 5 others came in contact with other positive patients.