4 security personnel among 24 new COVID-19 patients in Arunachal

Itanagar, Dec 3 (PTI) Arunachal Pradesh”s COVID-19
tally mounted to 16,320 on Thursday as 24 more people,
including four security personnel, tested positive for the
infection, a senior health official said.

Single-day recoveries continued to outnumber fresh
cases as 32 more people were cured of the disease, State
Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

The Capital Complex region reported the highest number
of new cases at nine, followed by East Siang (six) and
Changlang (three), he said.

Two army personnel, an Assam Rifles jawan and a CRPF
constable are among the new patients, Jampa said.

Twenty-two infections were detected through rapid
antigen tests and one each during RT-PCR and TrueNat tests, he

The state now has 778 active coronavirus cases, while
15,488 people have been cured of the disease and 54 patients
have succumbed to the infection to date, the official said.

The recovery rate among the coronavirus patients in
the state stands at 94.90 per cent, he said.

The state”s positivity and fatality rates stand at
5.10 per cent and 0.33 per cent respectively, Jampa said.

The Capital Complex region, comprising Itanagar,
Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas, has the highest
number of active cases at 564, followed by West Kameng (57)
and Lepa Rada (25).

The state has so far tested 3,61,250 samples for
COVID-19, including 1,162 on Wednesday, he added. PTI UPL

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