Itanagar, Jan 24 (PTI) One more person tested positive
for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the tally in the
northeastern state to 16,818, a senior health department
official said on Sunday.
The single case was detected from Upper Siang district
through rapid antigen test and the patient was symptomatic,
State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.
One more people recuperated from the disease on
Saturday, taking the total number of recoveries in the state
to 16,725, he said.
The recovery rate among coronavirus patients in the
state now is 99.44 per cent while the fatality ratio is 0.33
per cent, the official said, adding that the positivity rate
in the state currently stands at 0.22 per cent.
Arunachal Pradesh now has 37 active COVID-19 cases
while 56 people have succumbed to the infection so far.
West Kameng district has the highest number of active
cases at 22, followed by Changlang and East Siang at three
The Capital Complex Region comprising Itanagar,
Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa area, has four active
cases, the SSO said.
The state has so far conducted 3,89,553 sample tests,
including 404 on Saturday, he said.
Meanwhile, a total of 6,291 health workers have
received shots of COVID-19 vaccine so far in the state,
including 555 during the vaccination sessions carried out on
Saturday, State Immunization Officer (SIO) Dr Dimong Padung
Padung said that the state health department has been
carrying out inoculation drive four days a week – Monday,
Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
He said that so far seven persons have reported
Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) in the state.
The highest numbers of vaccines were administered in
Papumpare district with a total of 734 persons receiving
jabs, followed by West Kameng (588) and Namsai (571), Padung
The state has received a total of 32,000 doses of
Covishield vaccine from the Centre till now. PTI UPL
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