Tripura reported 107 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Monday, the highest in a single day in the state that took the tally to 421.

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The new cases came in two phases with five in the first phase and 102 in the late evening update.

"Among the 444 samples tested for COVID-19 in Tripura, 5 people found #positive," chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb wrote on Twitter at 1:48pm.

"Alert 102 people found COVID-19 #POSITIVE today in Tripura Out of 578 samples tested. All of them have travel history. As the numbers are rising, I urge everyone to stay extra concious, follow the Govt instructions and co-operate with us (sic)," Deb again tweeted late in the evening.

The state has tested 27,475 people for Covid-19 so far and 173 patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease.

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