New Delhi: Soon after the test results of family members came positive for coronavirus, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday night said he has gone into self-isolation as a preventive measure. Also Read - PM Modi to Stock of COVID-19 Situation, Chair High-Level Meeting With CMs of 7 Worst-hit States Today
Taking to Twitter, he said that two of his family members have tested COVID-19 positive and he himself has undergone the test but waiting for the results. He also prayed for the speedy recovery of his family members. Also Read - IPL 2020, KKR vs MI: Trent Boult Reveals Jasprit Bumrah Working Hard to Find Rhythm
“Two of my family members found COVID19 POSITIVE. family members found NEGATIVE. I have undergone COVID19 test, 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,” he said on Twitter. Also Read - COVID-19: Stroke Patients With Coronavirus Have High Inflammation, Death Rate, Warn Researchers
On Sunday, Union Minister Babul Supriyo said that he was going into self-isolation as he had met Home Minister Amit Shah, who has tested positive coronavirus.
Supriyo said he would undergo a COVID-19 test soon and would confine himself away from family members.
“I had met Honble HM Shri @AmitShah ji day before in the evening. I am advised by Doctors to confine myself, away from my family members, for the next few days with a test to be done soon,” Supriyo said.
Tripura’s COVID-19 cases on Monday went up to 5,392 with the detection of 141 fresh infections, while four more fatalities pushed its coronavirus death toll to 27.
A total of 142 people were cured of the disease and were discharged from hospitals on Sunday, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 3,605.