Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh reported one more death due to COVID-19 on Friday, which pushed the death toll in the state to 33, and 68 fresh COVID-19 cases which taken the state’s virus count to 14145, said a report of health department.
A ’55’ Yrs old male, (cookman, RKM school, Aalo), hailing from Sathuchapar village, Baphna, West Champaran, Bihar expired on 23.10.2020 at DCHC, Aalo, West Siang district. He was detected as COVID- 19 positive through RAT done on 19.10.2020 during contact tracing of suspected Covid-19 positive cases. Respiratory failure, chronic alcoholic with liver disease, anemia and COVID- 19 were the cause of death. The body was disposed off as per COVID.
Fourteen out of 68 fresh cases are Symptomatic and rest 54 new patients are asymptomatic. All of them have been admitted to COVID care centres, the report said.
Today 206 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.
Of the 14145 positive cases, 2499 are active while 11613 people have recovered, 33 patients have died, and 294709 persons have been tested so far.