ITANAGAR: A total of 5,736 Health workers have received shots of COVID-19 vaccine so far across Arunachal Pradesh, including 1,272 during the vaccination sessions carried out on Friday, said State Immunization Officer (SIO) Dr Dimong Padung. Meanwhile, one more person tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the tally in the State to 16,817. On the other hand, two more persons recuperated from the infection, taking the total number of recoveries in the State to 16,724, said State Surveillance Officer DrLobsangJampa on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the Health department has been carrying out inoculation drive four days a week — Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
So far, seven persons have developed after effects from immunization in the State.
The highest numbers of vaccines were administered in Papumpare district so far with a total of 734 persons receiving jabs, followed by Namsai (571) and West Kameng (490). The State has received a total of 32,000 doses of Covishield vaccine from the Centre till now, added DrDimongPadung.
Giving details on the COVID-19 tally in the State, DrJampa informed that the single case was detected from LepaRada district through rapid antigen test and the patient was asymptomatic. bThe recovery rate in the State now is 99.44 per cent while the fatality ratio is 0.33 per cent. The positivity rate is 0.22 per cent.
The State now has 37 active COVID-19 cases while 56 people have succumbed to the infection so far. The State has so far conducted 3,89,149 sample tests, including 453 on Friday.
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