- NET Web Desk
The northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh today registered 54 fresh new COVID-19 cases, thereby pushing the tally of confirmed cases to 65,034.
The death toll remained unchanged at 296 as no new fatalities were reported in the past 24 hours.
The Capital Complex Region comprising of – Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas recorded the highest number of cases at 25, followed by five in Upper Siang, four in West Kameng, three each in Papum Pare, Kamle, Lohit, Lower Siang, Namsai and Lower Subansiri districts respectively. East Siang district also reported two new cases.
Arunachal Pradesh which remained COVID-19 free for the last couple of months. But, it has been witnessing a surge in fresh infections since July 1; informed the State Surveillance Officer – Dr Lobsang Jampa.
The state now has 257 active cases, while 64,481 people have recuperated thus far. A total of 12,78,983 samples have thus far been tested for COVID-19.