Arunachal Pradesh has reported two more Covid19 deaths and 70 new positive cases in the last 24 hours.

According to the latest Covid19 bulletin, released by the directorate of health services, Arunachal Pradesh, the Covid19 deaths have been reported from the Roing and Lower Dibang Valley districts.

The new cases were confirmed out of 2,365 tests.

While 20 of the cases are symptomatic, 50 other cases are asymptomatic.

In the last 24 hours, 28 patients, who were earlier infected by Covid19, have been discharged after their recovery from the disease.

So far a total of 16,968 people have recovered from the disease. The recovery rate is 96.38%.

With the new cases, Arunachal Pradesh’s positive tally increased to 17,607.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 581 active Covid19 cases.

The state’s positivity rate stands at 3.30%.

After the death of two more patients, Arunachal Pradesh’s total death toll increased to 58.

The state’s death rate stands at 0.33%.

Informing about the details of the 2 more deaths from Roing, Lower Dibang Valley districts, the health department said an 82-year-old female suffering from past history of hypertension tested positive for Covid19 on April 24, 2021, after reporting symptoms of fever and cough for 3 days.

She was admitted and treated at DCHC Roing but her condition worsened subsequently, and she expired at 10.30 PM on April 24, 2021.

“The body was handed over to the relatives in body bag after sanitization as per SOP and counseling for proper handling was given to the relatives,” the state health department said.

The other victim, a 56-year-old female with comorbid conditions of hypertension, diabetes and medication for liver disease, had tested positive for Covid19 on April 18, 2021 and was under home isolation.

As her condition worsened she was admitted to DCHC Roing and was managed medically on April 24, 2021.

She developed breathing problems on April 24, 2021 and was referred to DCH Pasighat.

“In spite of all efforts, she passed away on April 25, 2021 at 8.30 AM at DCH Pasighat. The body was handed over to the relatives in body bag after sanitization as per SOP and counseling for proper handling was given to the relatives,” said Dr L. Jampa, State Surveillance Officer-IDSP Directorate of Health Services, Arunachal Pradesh, said.

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