Mumbai: An official said Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday reported 65 new COVID-19 patients, including 22 new security personnel, with the state’s total strength of 1,855.
Of the latest cases, 10 came from the Capital Complex area, 19 from Changlang district, 12 from East Siang, eight from Lohit, one each from East Kameng and West Siang, three from Namsai, two from Tirap and one from Lower Dibang Valley. , Papumpare and Tawang, State Monitoring Officer D.R.S. El Jampa said.
He said, barring all six, they are asymptomatic and have been shifted to the COVID Care Center.
Jampa said that a total of 105 patients were discharged from various hospitals in the state on Wednesday.
He said that the Northeast state has been witnessing an encouraging trend in recovery rate since July 15. It is currently over 61 percent.
“A total of 1,065 people have recovered from the disease from July 15 to August 5, while 1,467 new cases were reported,” Jampa said.
Arunachal Pradesh now has 642 active cases, while 1,210 people have recovered from the disease and three died of it.