ITANAGAR: The COVID-19 caseload in Arunachal Pradesh rose to 16,269, as seven more people tested positive for the virus on Monday.
Three more persons succumbed to the infection, pushing the number of fatalities in the State to 54. A total of 41 more people recovered from COVID-19, taking the total number of recoveries in the State to 15,364. As on date, the State has 851 active Coronavirus cases. The recovery rate has improved to 94.43 per cent. The positivity and fatality rates stand at 5.77 per cent and 0.33 per cent respectively, said State Surveillance Officer (SSO) DrLobsangJampa. Of the seven fresh cases, three were reported from West Kameng and two each from the Capital Complex region and Namsai. All the new cases were diagnosed through Rapid Antigen Tests. Barring two, all the patients are asymptomatic and shifted to COVID Care Centers.