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Arunachal Pradesh reports more COVID recoveries than fresh cases

Arunachal Pradesh reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases in a single-day as 102 people were cured of the disease while 34 new infections pushed the tally to 15,792 during the last 24 hours.

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ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases in a single-day as 102 people were cured of the disease while 34 new infections pushed the tally to 15,792 during the last 24 hours. Arunachal Pradesh currently has 1,323 active cases. Altogether 102 people were discharged from hospitals on Saturday, taking the total number of recoveries in the State to 14,421. The recovery rate among Coronavirus patients in the State currently stands at 91.31 per cent while the death ratio stands at 0.30 per cent, said State Surveillance Officer (SSO) DrLobsangJampa.

"The COVID-19 death toll in the State rose to 48 after a 75-year-old man from Daporijo, the headquarters of Upper Subansiri district succumbed to the infection. The COVID-positive patient died at his house on Friday due to cardio-respiratory failure. He was also suffering from diabetes mellitus," said DrJampa.

Of the 34 new COVID-19 cases, 13 were reported from the Capital Complex region; nine from West Kameng; six from East Siang; five from LepaRada; and one each from Changlang, West Siang and Lower Subansiri.

Among the new patients are four undertrial prisoners from East Siang district. All the new infections were detected through rapid antigen tests," said DrJampa, adding that the positivity rate in the State currently stands at 8.69 per cent. Barring 11, all new patients are asymptomatic and have been shifted to COVID Care Centres.

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