179 more test positive for Covid-19, tally mounts to 13348

ITANAGAR, Oct 17:  As many as 179 people have tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state’s caseload to 13348.

On the other hand, 244 patients were discharged, taking the total recoveries in the state to 10315.

Out of the new positive cases, Itanagar Capital Complex (ICC) reported the highest at 77, followed by East Siang 21, Namsai 11 and West Siang 10, as per the bulletin issued by the state Directorate of Health Services (DHS).

Nine cases were also reported from Lower Subansiri, seven from Changlang, six from Lohit, five each from Upper Subansiri and Tirap, four each from Upper Siang and Lower Dibang Valley (LDV), three each from Anjaw and Dibang Valley, two each from West Kameng, Siang, Longding, Papum Pare and Leparada, one each from Lower Siang, Kurung Kumey, Kamle and Kra Daadi, it said.

Barring 26, all the patients are asymptomatic.

Total active cases in the state stands at 3003. State has recorded 30 fatalities so far.

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