ITANAGAR: The Single-day recoveries continue to surpass fresh Covid-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh, as 55 more people recuperated from the disease on Friday while 30 new infections were registered in the northeastern state, a health department official said here on Saturday.
The new cases pushed the virus tally in the frontier state to 54,316.
As many as 53,639 people have recovered from the disease thus far in the state, he said.
The recovery rate among Covid-19 patients improved marginally to 98.75 per cent from 98.71 per cent the previous day, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said. The positivity rate currently stands at 1.20 per cent.
The death toll in the frontier state remained at 273 as no casualty was reported in the past 24 hours, the official said. Arunachal Pradesh currently has 404 active cases.
Tirap district has the highest number of active cases at 58, followed by Lower Subansiri (55), Tawang (50) and West Kameng at 48 cases.
As many as 11,31,711 samples have been tested for Covid-19 so far, including 2,495 on Friday, Jampa added.
According to State Immunisation Officer Dr Dimong Padung, a total of 11,32,208 people have been inoculated thus far in the state.