COVID-19 pandemic in Tripura

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COVID-19 pandemic in Tripura
Disease COVID-19
Virus strain SARS-CoV-2
Location Tripura, India
First outbreak Wuhan, Hubei, China
Index case Agartala
Arrival date6 April 2020
(1 year, 7 months and 4 weeks) [1]
Confirmed cases1,240 (22 June 2020)
Active cases453 [note 1]
Recovered782 (22 June 2020)
Deaths
1 (9 June 2020)
Fatality rate0.08%
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The first case of the COVID-19 pandemic in India was reported on 30 January 2020, originating from China. Slowly, the pandemic spread to various states and union territories including the state of Tripura. The first case was recorded in this region on 6 April. [1]

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Timeline

COVID-19 cases in Tripura, India  ()
     Deaths        Recoveries        Active cases
Date
# of cases
# of deaths
2020-05-14
156(n.a.)0(n.a.)
Sources: .

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Sample Testing

Summary of test results
Samples tested56,035
Tested Positive1,240
Tests per million [note 2] 14,037
Percentage Tested Positive2.21%
As of 22 June 2020

Statistics

DistrictTotal casesRecoveriesDeathsActive cases
Total80,20877,2307672,211
Dhalai 6,8366,68534117
Gomati 7,7607,40770283
Khowai 4,4424,3145276
North Tripura 6,8556,64932174
Sipahijala 6,1025,9317497
South Tripura 9,7049,37845281
Unakoti 8,1307,78958283
West Tripura 30,37929,077402900
As of 2021-08-09 [6]

COVID-19 Vaccines with Approval for Emergency or Conditional Usage

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan visiting the GTB Hospital, Shahdara to review the preparedness of Dry Run of COVID-19 vaccine, in Delhi on January 02, 2021. The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan visiting the GTB Hospital, Shahdara to review the preparedness of Dry Run of COVID-19 vaccine, in Delhi on January 02, 2021 (2).jpg
Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan visiting the GTB Hospital, Shahdara to review the preparedness of Dry Run of COVID-19 vaccine, in Delhi on January 02, 2021.

Covishield

On January 1, 2021, the Drug Controller General of India, approved the emergency or conditional use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine AZD1222 (marketed as Covishield). [7] Covishield is developed by the University of Oxford and its spin-out company, Vaccitech. [8] It's a viral vector vaccine based on replication-deficient Adenovirus that causes cold in Chimpanzees. It can be stored, transported and handled at normal refrigerated conditions (two-eight degrees Celsius/ 36-46 degrees Fahrenheit). It has a shelf-life of at least six months.

On 12 January 2021 first batches of Covishield vaccine was despatched from the Serum Institute of India. [9]

Covaxin

On January 2, 2021, BBV152 (marketed as Covaxin), first indigenous vaccine, developed by Bharat Biotech in association with the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute of Virology received approval from the Drug Controller General of India for its emergency or conditional usage. [10]

On 14 January 2021 first batches of Covaxin vaccine was despatched from the Bharat Biotech, albeit it was still in the third phase of testing. [11]

Others

On 19 May 2021, Dr Reddy's Labs received Emergency Use Authorisation for anti-COVID drug 2-DG. [12]


On 21 October 2021, India completed administering of one billion Covid vaccines in the country. [13]

See also

Notes

  1. 4 persons migrated, are not included here
  2. Population based on 2019 estimates from National Health Mission [5]

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