Arunachal Pradesh has registered 78 new COVID19 positive cases, taking the state’s overall tally to 3,633.

Confirming the news, the Arunachal Pradesh health department in its latest COVID19 update said the 78 new cases have been detected in 16 districts of the state.

The health department tweeted that out of the total positive cases, 22 (28%) are military personnel.

It also said while 75 of the infected patients are asymptomatic, 3 of the patients are symptomatic.

Meanwhile, a total of 58 other patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from various hospitals or Covid Care Centres across the state after their recovery.

The recovery rate in the state stands at 72.14%, the health department said.

With the release of 58 patients, the total number of COVID19 patients discharged in Arunachal Pradesh stands at 2621.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 1,007 active COVID19 cases.

The deadly disease has so far claimed the lives of 5 positive patients.

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