State reports 69 new Covid cases

ITANAGAR, Jul 30: The Covid-19 tally in Arunachal Pradesh rose to 65,749 on Saturday, after 69 more people tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said here.

The northeastern state on Friday reported 82 new Covid-19 cases.

The toll remained unchanged at 296, with no new fatality recorded in the past 24 hours, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

Among the new cases, 11 were reported from Dibang Valley district, 10 from Namsai, eight each from the Capital Complex Region and Lower Subansiri and five from East Siang district, the official said.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 505 active cases, while 64,948 people recuperated thus far including, 51 on Friday, the SSO said.

The recovery rate stands at 98.78 per cent, while the active ratio stood at 0.77 per cent, Dr Jampa said.

The Capital Complex Region comprising, Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas, has the highest number of active cases at 74, followed by Namsai at 69, East Siang (46), Lohit (37) and Changlang (35).

A total of 12,82,524 samples have been tested for Coronavirus in the state thus far, including 387 on Friday, Jampa added.

So far over a total of 18,03,688 people have been inoculated with Coronavirus vaccines in the state, State Immunisation Officer (SIO) Dr Dimong Padung informed.

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