Arunachal Pradesh has registered 29 new COVID19 positive cases on Wednesday, taking the state’s overall tally to 491.

Sharing the news on Wednesday, the directorate of health services in Arunachal Pradesh on its Twitter handle said out of the total 29 new cases detected in the state, 12 have been reported from Itanagar Capital Region (ICR) and 14 cases have been reported from Namsai.

While 2 COVID19 positive cases have been reported from Leparada, 1 case has been reported from Lower Siang district, the health department said in its tweet.

The health department also said all the infected patients are returnees, except 11 patients who are from the Itanagar Capital Region and detected outside the quarantine facility.

All are asymptomatic except one patient, the health department said while informing that all of them have been shifted to the Covid Care Centre (CCC).

According to the data, shared by the state health department, Arunachal Pradesh currently has 335 active COVID19 cases and a total of 153 patients, who were earlier infected by the virus, have been discharged after they tested negative.

The deadly disease has so far claimed the lives of 3 persons.

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