Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday registered 32 new COVID19 positive cases, taking the state’s overall tally to 1,158.

Confirming the news, the directorate of health services, Arunachal Pradesh, in its latest tweet on the state’s COVID19 status said out of the 32 new cases, East Kameng district has reported 11 positive cases, Changlang district has reported 8 cases and Upper Siang district has reported 6 cases.

While Itanagar Capital Region (ICR) has reported a total of 5 COVID19 positive cases , one each case has been reported from East Siang and Lower Subansiri districts.

The health department informed that 23 cases are “asymptomatic” and the other 29 are “symptomatic” cases.

The health department further informed that 77 more patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from various hospitals after they tested negative for the virus.

The health department said while 70 patients have been dis charged from the Itanagar Capital Region, each 2 patients have have been discharged from West Kameng, Lower Subansiri and Lower Siang districts while one patient has been discharged form Changlang district.

With the release of these patients, the total number of discharged patients in Arunachal Pradesh has increased to 505.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 650 active cases while 3 positive patients have succumbed to COVID19 infections in the state so far.

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