One fresh COVID-19 case in Arunachal, tally at 16,821

One fresh COVID-19 case in Arunachal, tally at 16,821


Itanagar, Jan 27 (PTI) The COVID-19 caseload in
Arunachal Pradesh rose to 16,821 as one more person has tested
positive for the disease, a health department official said on

The fresh case was reported from the Capital Complex
Region and detected through RT-PCR test, State Surveillance
Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

Two more persons were cured of the disease on Tuesday,
taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 16,751,
he said.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients in the
state is currently at 99.58 per cent.

Altogether 7,087 health workers have been vaccinated
so far, State Immunisation Officer (SIO) Dr Dimong Padung

Seven cases of adverse event following immunisation
(AEFI) have been reported, the official said.

The health department has been conducting the
inoculation drive on four days a week – Mondays, Thursdays,
Fridays and Saturdays.

The state has received 32,000 doses of Covishield
vaccine from the Centre till now, Padung said.

Arunachal Pradesh now has 14 active cases, while 56
people have succumbed to the infection.

The state has so far conducted 3,90,552 sample tests,
including 178 on Tuesday, and the positivity rate currently
stands at 0.08 per cent. PTI UPL

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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