Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day spike of 289 COVID-19 cases.
The previous highest single-day spike in Arunachal Pradesh was recorded twice- on September 8 and September 16- with 221 cases.
Of the total 289 cases, 21 are symptomatic while 125 COVID-19 cases have recovered on the same day.
Itanagar Capital Region (ICR) again topped Arunachal Pradesh’s COVID-19 positive list with 173 cases.
Of the total cases, 37 are detected from Banderdewa check gate, 36 from flu clinic, TRIHMS, 28 from paid quarantine testing centre, another 28 from the civil secretariat, Itanagar, 16 from flu clinic, RKMH, Itanagar, 13 from flu clinic, Heema Hospital, Itanagar, nine from testing centre CCC-SOA, zoo area, Itanagar, six from SQF, Lekhi.
Itanagar was closely followed by Changlang, which recorded 17 COVID-19 cases.
Of these, seven are detected from Kharsang Township, six are Assam Rifles personnel detected at QF, two from Jairampur Township, one is detected from Miao Township and another one is detected from Changlang Township.
East Siang district recorded 13 COVID-19 cases, of which 10 are GREF personnel detected from Ranaghat and Pasighat, two are reported from flu clinic, BPGH-Pasighat and one is IRBN personnel detected at QF.
Papum Pare district reported the detection of 9 cases of which, six are detected from Gumto check gate and three are detected from RGU, campus.
Nine cases were also reported from Pakke Kessang.
Among the nine cases, 5 were reported from flu clinic, CHC-Seijosa and three are primary contacts of positive case detected earlier.
Namsai, Lohit and West Siang reported eight cases each.
Upper Subansiri reported 7 new COVID-19 cases, of which six are reported from flu clinic, DH-Daporijo and one is from the ITBP detected at QF.
Anjaw reported six cases. All are primary contacts of positive case detected earlier.
Longding also reported six cases of which four are returnees from Dimapur and Tinsukia, while two are detected from the check gate.
Upper Siang and West Kameng also detected six COVID-19 cases each. Among them, three are primary contacts of positive case detected earlier and another three are detected from the check gate.
Five COVID-19 cases were reported from the Lower Dibang Valley of which two are GREF personnel, one is a primary contact of positive case detected earlier and two are detected from check gate.
Lower Siang and Kra Daadi reported two cases each.
Tawang reported one case from the military and detected at QF.
Tirap reported one case which was detected from flu clinic, GH-Khonsa.
One case was also detected in East Kameng who is a returnee from ICR.
One case reported in Siang is a returnee from Assam.