27 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday in Tripura, taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 1,182.

Of the fresh cases, South Tripura district has reported 19 cases, 2 from Unakoti district while West and Gomati districts have reported 3 cases each.

Chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb informed that of the 1,279 samples tested for COVID-19, 27 people found positive.

“Out of 1279 samples tested for COVID-19, 27 people found #POSITIVE. The count includes :(South Dist: 19, Gomati Dist: 3, West Dist: 3, Unokoti Dist: 2),” Deb tweeted.

Biplab tweet 9A total of 53,939 samples have been collected in Tripura, of which 52,753 samples have been tested. The number of recoveries in the state stands at 657.