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49 fresh cases take Arunachal's corona tally to 3,312; active cases 961

At least 49 more people, including 19 security personnel and a health worker, have tested positive for COVID-19

COVID-19

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Aug 2020 6:00 AM GMT

* Recovery rate: 70.39 % * Toll remains at five

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ITANAGAR: At least 49 more people, including 19 security personnel and a health worker, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the State's tally to 3,312, said State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa on Tuesday.

Of the new cases, eight were reported from the Capital Complex region, 12 from West Kameng, nine from Tawang, three each from East Siang, Lower Siang and Papumpare districts, two cases each were detected in East Kameng, Changlang and Tirap districts and one each in Pakke Kessang, Lohit, Leparada, Upper Siang and Shi-Yomi.

Barring five, all of them are asymptomatic and have been shifted to COVID Care Centres. "Among the new patients are 19 paramilitary personnel — six in West Siang, four in Tawang, three in Lower Siang, two each in East Siang and Tirap and one each in Lohit and Leparada districts." he said.

A Health worker in East Kameng district was diagnosed with the coronavirus infection, he said, adding that 130 patients were discharged from hospitals across the State on Monday.

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