Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb examined positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. In a tweet, the chief minister mentioned he has self-isolated at residence.
“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,” he tweeted.
Health officer of West Tripura district Dr. Sangeeta Chakraborty mentioned Deb’s samples have been collected on Wednesday and a fast antigen take a look at confirmed he had the an infection.
“We have collected samples for reconfirmation through an RT-PCR test,” she added.
Two members of Deb’s household had examined positive for the illness in August final 12 months.
(With PTI inputs)