- NET Web Desk
The northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh today registered 85 fresh new COVID-19 cases, thereby pushing the tally of confirmed cases to 65,598.
The death toll remained unchanged at 296 as no new fatalities were reported in the past 24 hours.
Arunachal Pradesh 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 new cases were reported from East Siang (16), Capital Complex Region (11), Lohit (9), Lower Subansiri (7), Changlang (6) five each from Upper Siang, Namsai and Dibang Valley districts respectively.
It currently have 474 active cases, while 64,828 people have recovered from the disease so far. Therefore, the recovery rate currently stands at 98.83 per cent. A total of 12,81,732 samples have thus far been tested for COVID-19.
Over 17.95 lakh people have been inoculated so far; informed the State Immunization Officer (SIO) – Dimong Padung.