Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The chief minister, taking to Twitter on Wednesday, confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19 and has isolated himself at his home as per doctors advice.

Deb further urged everyone to follow all the COVID-19 protocols.

“I have been tested positive for Covid-19. I have isolated myself at home as per the advice of doctors. I request everyone to please follow all the Covid appropriate behaviour and stay safe,” tweeted Tripura CM.

Meanwhile, India has reported over 1.15 lakh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

According to the Union Health Ministry, the country recorded 1,15,736 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. With this fresh surge, the total number of infections has reached 1,28,01,785.