A two-day-old child has died resulting from Covid-19 in Tripura, turning into the state’s youngest coronavirus fatality, a Well being Division official mentioned on Sunday.

The child was born on Thursday on the Agartala Authorities Medical School (AGMC) and her swab pattern was collected as her mom was a coronavirus affected person.

“The 2-day-old lady examined constructive for coronavirus and succumbed to the illness on the hospital on Saturday,” the official mentioned.

A 62-year-old man additionally died of the illness on Saturday whereas present process remedy on the hospital, he mentioned.

The affected person was admitted to the AGMC on July 31 after he suffered a coronary heart assault.

With these new fatalities, the toll has risen to 23 within the state, he mentioned.

In the meantime, 253 recent coronavirus instances pushed the state’s tally to five,251, the official mentioned.

The utmost of 101 new instances have been present in West Tripura district, adopted by 39 in Khowai, 38 in Gomati, 32 in North Tripura, 19 in Sepahijala, 11 in Dhalai, 10 in South Tripura and three in Unakoti.

In accordance with the official, returnees from different states have contributed to the spurt within the coronavirus instances in Tripura.

The variety of lively instances within the state now stands at 1,747, whereas 3,463 folks have been cured of the illness.

Eighteen sufferers have migrated to different states.

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