Mumbai: A Health Department official said that at least 103 people, including 44 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh.
State Monitoring Officer Dr. L Jampa said that everyone is asymptomatic, except for all new patients.
Out of 103 new cases, 10 from the Capital Complex area, 37 from Lohit district, 22 from East Kameng, eight from West Kameng, seven from East Siang, four from Tawang and Lower Siang, three from Changlang, three from Changlang, two. We are done. Namsai and Papampre and one each from the Lower Dibang Valley, West Siang, Upper Siang, and Longding.
“There are forty paramilitary forces in Lohit district, five in East Siang, two in Namsai and one in Changlang,” Jampa said.
A total of 948 new patients, including 427 employees of various armed forces, have been detected in the state since August 1, he said, adding that 25 people were discharged from hospitals on Wednesday.
There are now 768 active cases in the state, while 1,659 people have recovered from the disease and three people have died.
The recovery rate in Arunachal Pradesh has improved significantly as 875 people have been cured of the disease since the beginning of this month.
The official said that the state health department has so far conducted 1,15,758 tests for COVID-19, including 3,069 on Wednesday.
Arunachal Pradesh had its first coronavirus case on 2 April and the patient recovered from the disease on 16 April.
The state registered its second case on 24 May.