108 new COVID-19 cases detected in Arunachal Pradesh, tally rises to 14,580

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Published: October 29,2020 01:41 PM
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October 29, 2020: Arunachal Pradesh's Covid-19 tally on Thursday rose to 14,580 as 108 more people, including three security personnel, tested positive for the infection.

October 29, 2020: Arunachal Pradesh's Covid-19 tally on Thursday rose to 14,580 as 108 more people, including three security personnel, tested positive for the infection.



As per reports, the Capital Complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 28, followed by Lower Subansiri (12) and Siang (eight).



Two Army jawans and one Indian Reserve Battalion personnel are among the new patients, reports said. Three undertrial prisoners lodged in Jully Central Jail and three health workers also contracted the disease, it said.



Arunachal Pradesh now has 2,064 active coronavirus cases, while a total of 12,480 people have been cured of the disease so far, the official said, adding the recovery rate among the Covid-19 patients in the state stands at 85.59 per cent.



The state has so far reported 36 coronavirus fatalities, including 18 this month. The Capital Complex region, comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas, has the highest number of active cases at 1,137, followed by West Siang (180).



The state has so far tested 3, 12,775 samples for Covid-19, including 2,107 on Wednesday, it added.