senior health department official said that at least 51 more people, including 28 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the total number of infected people to 2,658 in the state.
The official said that 23 people have been discharged from various hospitals in the state, which has been reduced to 1,771. Of the 51 new cases, three were reported from the Capital Complex area, 17 from West Kameng, eight from Upper Subansiri, five from West Siang, three each from Changlang and Papampare, two each from Lohit, East Siang, Namsai and East Kameng districts Were. He said one of Tawang, Tirap, Upper Siang and Lower Dibang Valley. State Monitoring Officer Drs. “There are twenty-five paramilitary personnel – 15 in West Kameng, three each in Upper Subansiri, West Siang and Changlang, and two each in East Siang and Namsai,” El Jampa said.
A total of 1,176 people, including 534 security personnel, have tested positive for infection in the state since August 1, the official said. Arunachal Pradesh, which reported its first COVID-19 case on 2 April, currently has 882 active patients.
Thus far five people have died due to infection. West Kameng district has 126 most active cases, followed by 107 Capital Complex areas, including Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Bandradev regions, 105 in East Kameng, 94 in Lohit, 81 in East Siang and 79 in Namsai. The officer said. He said 1,483 samples were tested for COVID-19 on Saturday, with 1,22,854 such examinations in the state.