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Arunachal Pradesh COVID tally crosses 6,000-mark

The COVID-19 caseload in Arunachal Pradesh crossed the 6000-mark with 146 fresh cases reported during the last 24 hours,

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Sep 2020 3:23 AM GMT

* New patients: 146 * Active: 1,732 * Recoveries: 4,379 * Recovery rate: 71.54 % * Toll remains at 10

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ITANAGAR: The COVID-19 caseload in Arunachal Pradesh crossed the 6000-mark with 146 fresh cases reported during the last 24 hours, taking the State's tally to 6,121. As on date, the State has 1,732 active COVID-19 cases, said State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa on Monday.

Meanwhile, 123 more patients were cured of the disease and discharged from hospitals on Sunday, taking the number of the recoveries across the State to 4,379. The recovery rate among the COVID-19 patients in the State now stands at 71.54 per cent, he said.

A total of 10 patients have succumbed to the infection so far.

Of the fresh 146 cases, the Capital Complex region reported 71 followed by 16 from Lower Dibang Valley; seven cases each from Changlang and Longding; six each from East Siang, Lower Siang and Lower Subansiri; and five cases each from Papumpare and Lohit; four cases from Tawang; three each from Dibang Valley and Upper Siang; two each from West Kameng and West Siang; and one each case from Pakke Kessang, East Kameng and Anjaw districts respectively.

An official of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) from Lower Dibang Valley had also contracted the infection. Barring eight, all are asymptomatic and shifted to COVID-19 Care Centres.

The Capital Complex region — comprising the areas of Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa — has the highest number of 435 active cases.

The State has so far tested 2,05,519 samples for Covid-19, including 2,163 on Sunday, Jampa added.

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