States with zero Coronavirus cases, Goa and Manipur, became India’s first two states to have zero COVID-19 cases, Tripura Chief Minister on Thursday stated that the state had become coronavirus- free after its second Covid-19 patient tested negative.
“UPDATE! The Second corona patient of Tripura has been found NEGATIVE after continuous tests. Hence our State has converted Corona free. I request everyone to maintain Social distancing and follow Government guidelines. Stay Home Stay Safe,” the chief minister tweeted.
Tripura’s first COVID-19 patient, a woman from Udaipur town in Gomati district, who returned from Guwahati right before lockdown, had experimented positive for the coronavirus infection on April 6.
Tripura now has 111 coronavirus suspects under surveillance, and 227 others have been put under home quarantine.
Tripura is the third state in India to have zero Covid-19 cases. The coastal state of Goa had a total of seven positive cases, of whom six had travel records, and one was the brother of a positive patient. Goa is the first green state in the country with no case of coronavirus being listed on April 3.
Manipur had two coronavirus contaminated patients in the state, who recovered and tested negative on Monday, earlier in the week.