ITANAGAR: The Covid-19 tally in Arunachal Pradesh rose to 34,932 with 165 more persons tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said here on Monday.
The death toll in the frontier state remained at 167, with no fresh casualty reported in the past 24 hours, the official said.
The Capital Complex Region reported the highest number of new cases at 66, followed by Changlang (16), Lower Subansiri (13) and West Kameng at 11 cases, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said.
Nine fresh cases were also reported from Papumpare, six each from Upper Subansiri, Lohit and East Siang, four each from Lower Dibang Valley and Anjaw, three each from Kamle, Kra Daadi, Tawang and West Siang, two each from Kurung Kumey, Tirap and East Kameng and one each from Leparada, Longding, Lower Siang, Namsai, Pakke Kessang and Upper Siang district respectively.
Among the fresh cases, 155 were detected through rapid antigen tests, 8 through RT-PCR and 2 by TrueNat methods, the SSO said adding, 54 people are symptomatic.
The active cases in the land-locked state now stand stands at 2,495, he said.
As many as 216 patients were cured of the disease on Sunday taking the total number of recoveries in the northeastern state to 32,270, Jampa said.
The recovery rate among coronavirus patients in the state stands at 92.38 per cent while the active percentage stands at 7.14 and the positivity rate at 4.45 per cent, he said.
The Capital Complex Region - comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas - has the highest number of active cases at 500, followed by West Kameng (289), East Siang (174), Changlang (160) and Lohit at 152 cases.
Altogether, 7,50,910 samples have been tested for Covid-19 in the state so far, including 3,704 on Saturday, Jampa said.