by NEWSNER , 2021-04-21 12:29:41
Arunachal Pradesh has reported the very best single-day spike of COVID-19 cases within the second wave of the pandemic, with 65 more persons, including seven security personnel and a doctor testing positive for the infection during the last 24 hours. The tally within the State rose to 17,052. The price remained unchanged at 56, said State Surveillance OffOf the fresh cases, 55 were detected through Rapid Antigen Tests, five through RT-PCR and five through the TrueNAT method. Barring 20, all the new cases are symptomatic. a complete of 31 new cases were reported from the Capital Complex Region, seven from West Kameng; five each from Lower Dibang Valley and Papumpare; besides four each from East Siang and Lower Subansiri district respectively. Two cases were also reported from Tawang while one each case was detected from Namsai, Lohit and Changlang districts, Jampa said.
Accordingly, the number of active patients within the State increased to 176. Seven Army personnel from Dahung hospital in West Kameng district are among the new patients. Meanwhile, 11 more persons recuperated from the disease on Monday taking the entire recoveries within the landlocked state to 16,820. The recovery rate stood at 98.64 per cent and therefore the positivity rate at 1.03 per cent. The Capital Complex Region -- comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas -- has the very best number of active cases at 72, followed by Lower Dibang Valley district at 40, East Siang (14), West Kameng (13), Papumpare (9), Namsai (7), LepaRada and Lower Subansiri at five each, Lohit and Tawang at three each, East Kameng and Changlang at two each and Upper Siang with one active case.
As many as 4,21,131 samples are tested thus far, including 1,162 on Monday, added DrJampa. Meanwhile, a complete of 1,78,493 people were inoculated within the State thus far since the vaccination drive began in January this year, informed State Immunization Officer DrDimongPadung. The government has made it mandatory for all entering the State to travel through Rapid Antigen Test within the check gates, just in case they are doing not have a legitimate certificate of a recent test or a certificate mentioning that they need to get both doses of the COVID vaccine.