Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday registered 20 new Covid19 positive cases, taking the state’s total tally to 16,987.

According to the Covid19 bulletin released on Sunday by the directorate of health services, Arunachal Pradesh, the new cases were detected out of 238 samples tested.

While 14 cases were symptomatic, 6 cases were asymptomatic, the bulletin said.

In the last 24 hours, 3 more patients, who were earlier infected by Covid19, were discharged.

So far a total of 16,809 people have recovered from the disease in Arunachal Pradesh.

The state’s recovery rate is 98.95.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 122 active Covid19 cases.

The positivity rate of Arunachal Pradesh is 0.72% while the death rate is 0.33%.

Covid19 has claimed a total of 56 people in Arunachal Pradesh so far.

No patient died in the last 24 hours in the state due to the disease.

On April 17, Arunachal Pradesh reported 19 new positive cases out of 659 samples.

Out of the positive cases, 13 were symptomatic and 6 were asymptomatic while 6 patients were discharged.

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