Arunachal reports one new COVID-19 case, tally at 16,838

Arunachal reports one new COVID-19 case, tally at 16,838

Itanagar, Mar 3 (PTI) One more person tested positive
for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the tally in the
northeastern state to 16,838, a senior health department
official said on Wednesday.

The fresh case from Tirap district was detected
through rapid antigen test, State Surveillance Officer (SSO)
Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

A CRPF staffer, who had recently returned from West
Bengal, was diagnosed with the disease, the SSO said,
adding he was asymptomatic.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has two active cases,
while 16,780 people have recovered from the disease and 56
died.

Altogether, 4,06,705 samples have been tested for
COVID-19 in the state, including 523 on Tuesday, and the
positivity ratio stands at 0.02 per cent, Jampa said.

Meanwhile, State Immunisation Officer Dimong Padung
said over 32,000 health and frontline workers have received
vaccine shots in the state thus far.

The health department has been carrying out the
inoculation drive four days a week – Monday, Thursday, Friday
and Saturday. PTI UPL
BDC BDC

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Bollyinsidestaff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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