ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh has not reported any COVID-19 case for the past two days. The State's tally remained at 16,833. There are just three active cases, while 16,774 people have so far recovered and 56 persons have succumbed to the virus, said State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa.
A Health Ministry report said the State has the best recovery rate in the country at nearly 99.64 per cent. Altogether, 4,02,086 samples have been tested for COVID-19, including 568 on Wednesday. "The terrain has been the main reason why we have been less affected. Even now, about 700 people are getting tested on an average. The rate is very good for a State with a population of 14-15 lakh," said Health Secretary P Parthiban. Meanwhile, State Immunisation Officer Dimong Padung said that 15,584 Health and frontline workers have received vaccine shots in the State.