Arunachal Pradesh has registered 132 new COVID19 positive cases, taking the state’s overall tally to 3,877.

Confirming the news, the directorate of health services, Arunachal Pradesh, on its latest update on COVID19 said the new positive cases have been detected in 16 districts.

Of the new cases, 31 cases have been detected in the Itanagar Capital Region (ICR).

According to the health department, 35 (27%) infected patients are central paramilitary force (CPMF) personal.

While 123 of the new cases are asymptomatic, 9 others are symptomatic cases, said the health department.

Meanwhile, 45 other patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from 13 districts.

Of the newly-discharged patients, 11 have been released from Changlang district.

With the release of 45 more patients, a total of 2,754 patients have been discharged from the hospitals or Covid Care Centres across Arunachal Pradesh.

The state’s recovery rate stands at 71.03%.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 1,116 active COVID19 cases while 7 positive patients have died of infection.

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