ITANAGAR, 19 Aug: The state reported one more Covid-19 related death on Thursday, taking the death toll to 255. The death was registered on Wednesday.
As per the DHS report, a 50-year-old female patient with comorbidity from the ICC died of Covid-19 complications at the DCH Chimpu at 6:50 pm on Wednesday.
The patient complained of cough, fever, and weakness since 14 August and had tested Covid-19 positive through RT-PCR at TRIHMS Naharlagun on 17 August. She was admitted to DCH Chimpu on the same day. The patient’s vaccination status is nil.
Meanwhile, the state reported 120 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, of whom 69 cases are symptomatic.
Capital Complex detected the highest 28 Covid-19 cases, followed by 15 cases in Lower Subansiri and 13 cases in Upper Siang.
With 19.2 percent West Siang reported the highest positivity rate in the state. Capital Complex reported a positivity rate of 4.1 percent.
Also, on Thursday, 240 patients from various health facilities across the state were declared recovered or discharged.
Further, a total of 3,709 samples were collected from the entire state on the same day. (see full bulletin)