ITANAGAR: Single-day recoveries surpassed fresh Covid-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh, as 82 more people recuperated from the disease on Friday while 59 new infections were registered, a Health department official said here on Saturday.
The new cases pushed the total caseload in the northeastern state to 53,663. As many as 52,811 people have recovered from the disease thus far. The recovery rate among Covid-19 patients improved marginally to 98.41 per cent from 98.37 per cent the previous day, said State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa.
The positivity rate currently stands at 1.92 per cent. The death toll in the frontier State remained at 269 as no casualty was reported in the past 24 hours.
Arunachal Pradesh currently has 583 active cases.
The Capital Complex Region, comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas, has the highest number of active cases at 103, followed by Lower Subansiri at 64, East Siang (56) and West Kameng at 53.
As many as 10,89,329 samples have been tested for Covid-19 so far, including 3,061 on Friday, added Jampa.
Meanwhile, State Immunisation Officer Dr Dimong Padung informed that a total of 10,27,517 people have been inoculated thus far in the State.