Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh reported one more death due to COVID-19 on Friday, which pushed the death toll in the state to 23, and 272 fresh COVID-19 cases which taken the state’s virus count to 11760, said a report of health department.
ONE MORE COVID DEATH
One hundred three of the 279 fresh cases were reported from Itanagar Capital Complex, 41 from Changlang, 34 from West Siang, 19 from Lohit, 17 from Tirap, 11 from Upper Subansiri, 7 from East Siang, 6 each from Pakke Kessang, and Tawang, 4 each from Lower Dibang Valley, Papumpare, Upper Siang and Lower Subansiri, 3 each from Namsai, Siang, Lomgding and West Kameng, 2 from Kurung Kumey and 1 each from Lower Siang and Kra Daadi
Forty five out of 279 fresh cases are Symptomatic and rest 234 new patients are asymptomatic. All of them have been admitted to COVID care centres, the report said.
Today 198 more people have recovered from the disease. They have been advised 14-day home quarantine and self-monitoring upon their release from hospitals, report said.
The Itanagar Capital Region comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas has so far registered 4375 cases, the highest in the state, followed by Changlang ( 949 ) and Papum Pare ( 794 ).
Of the 11760 cases, 2860 are active while 8877 people have recovered, 23 patients have died, and 262869 persons have been tested so far.