1 new case pushes Arunachal’s COVID-19 tally to 16,829

Itanagar, Feb 3 (PTI) Arunachal Pradesh’s COVID-19 tally rose to 16,829 on Wednesday as one more person tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said.

The fresh case was reported in Lower Dibang Valley district, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

The recovery rate among the coronavirus patients in the state stands at 99.60 per cent, he said.

The state now has 11 active coronavirus cases, while 16,762 people have recovered from the disease and 56 patients have succumbed to the infection so far.

Arunachal Pradesh has so far tested over 3.93 lakh samples for COVID-19, including 552 on Tuesday, he said.

Around 16,876 health workers have been vaccinated so far, State Immunisation Officer Dimong Padung said.