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Increase in COVID Spike in Arunachal Pradesh

  by NEWSNER , 2021-05-10 11:19:38

Increase in COVID Spike in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh reported 119 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the coronavirus tally within the northeastern state to twenty,165, a health department official said on Monday.


The price remained at 60 as no fresh fatality due to the infection were reported within the last 24 hours, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said.


The Capital Complex region recorded the utmost number of fresh cases at 68, followed by Changlang (13), eight each from Lower Dibang Valley and Papumpare and 7 from Tawang, the official said.


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Five new cases were also reported from Lohit, three each from Namsai and Lower Subansiri, two from Anjaw and one each from West Kameng and Dibang Valley district respectively, he said.


Of the entire new cases, 99 were detected through rapid antigen test, 19 through RT-PCR and 1 through TrueNat method, the SSO said. Barring 40, all the fresh cases are asymptomatic, Dr Jampa said.


At least 188 people were cured of the disease on Sunday, taking the entire number of recoveries within the state to 18,172.


The coronavirus recovery rate now's 90.12 per cent while the active percentage stands at 9.58 and therefore the positivity rate at 5.3 per cent, the official said. Arunachal Pradesh now has 1,933 active COVID-19 cases, Dr Jampa said.


The Capital Complex Region – comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas – has the very best number of active cases at 567, followed by Lower Dibang Valley (262), Lower Subansiri (123), West Kameng (121), Papumpare (117) and Changlang at 101.


Altogether, 4,82,862 samples are tested for COVID-19, including 2,231 on Sunday, the SSO said.


Meanwhile, State Immunisation Officer Dr Dimong Padung said that 2,87,071 people are inoculated since the start of the vaccination programme in January.


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