Tripura reports 36 new Covid-19 cases, 183 more recoveries

Henrietta Brewer
October 26, 2020

Of the overall total, 1,310 people have recovered or are recovering, 128 have been hospitalized at some point during their illness and 23 have died, including a woman in her 70s on Friday. Additionally, 22 new deaths were reported.

It's been four days since the last community case, after three cases linked to a marine engineer on the Sofrana Surville ship.

There are more than 42 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and more than 1.1 million deaths worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.

Thurston County ended the week with 151 COVID-19 cases, a new weekly high and the fourth consecutive week of 100 or more cases.

There have also been 923 new cases of the virus confirmed in the North since yesterday.

In all, the department recorded 195,806 infections and 5,206 deaths.

This week, Jackson County saw the single day coronavirus record broken, when health officials reported 36 new cases of the virus on Wednesday, October 21.

The median age of patients is 41 with the age range for infected patients from younger than 1 year old to 109 years old.

The tallies, using data collected by the agency and information from the World Health Organisation (WHO), probably reflect only a fraction of the actual number of infections. The president on Friday blamed the increase in cases on more testing.

The Brookings School District COVID-19 dashboard reports that the district has 10 active cases, as of Saturday: five from Brookings High School, one from Mickelson Middle School, one from Camelot Intermediate School, one from Hillcrest Elementary and two listed as "Other". The region's positivity rate decreased slightly from 9.4% to 9.3%, well above the state's threshold of 8%.

According to the Health Department, the most severe cases are seen in patients over the age of 65.

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