After some respite, with only 2 covid deaths on monday, Tripura saw once again covid deaths spike in the state on Tuesday. New 9 covid death cases registered in the state till Tuesday night. Death toll reached to 160. Acording to the tripura health department data, fresh 582 covid positive cases also added in the tally. With this 582 new cases tally crossed 16,500 mark. Positivity rate in the state is 5.29%, Health department data shows.