Arunachal Pradesh has registered 147 new COVID19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s overall tally to 5,545.
Confirming the news, the directorate of health services, Arunachal Pradesh on its Twitter handle said the new cases have been detected in 17 districts.
The highest number of new COVID19 cases has been detected in the Itanagar Capital Region (ICR).
While the Itanagar Capital Region has reported 51 new cases, 15 other cases have been reported from Lower Dibang Valley district.
The health department said of the infected patients, 142 are asymptomatic and 5 are symptomatic.
Meanwhile, 183 other patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from 18 districts after their recovery.
Of the recovered patients, 37 have been discharged from Siang, 37 others from East Siang, 26 from West Kameng and 24 patients have been discharged from Changlang district.
With the release of 183 patients, the total number of discharged patients in the state has increased to 3,906.
The recovery rate stands at 70.44%.
Arunachal Pradesh currently has 1,630 active COVID19 patients.
The deadly disease has claimed the lives of total 9 positive patients in the state.
According to the health department data, the death rate of Arunachal Pradesh is 0.16%.