Arunachal COVID-19 Updates Sept, 27: Total Cases: 8,869(+198) Deaths:14(0)

Arunachal COVID-19 Updates Sept, 27: Total Cases: 8,869(+198) Deaths:14(0)

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Itanagar, Sep. 27 (PTI): At least 198 more people, including 15 security personnel and two healthcare workers, tested positive for Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the caseload to 8,869.

Barring 25, all new patients are asymptomatic and have been shifted to Covid care centres. Of the 198 fresh cases,

  • 87 were reported from the Capital Complex region,
  • 21 from East Siang,
  • 14 from Changlang,
  • 12 from Tawang,
  • 10 each from Kurung Kumey and West Kameng,
  • 7 cases each from Upper Subansiri, West Siang and Papumpare.
  • 5 cases each were recorded in Longding and Lower Subansiri,
  • 4 in Lower Siang,
  • 3 in Tirap,
  • 2 in Upper Siang and
  • 1 each in East Kameng, Lower Dibang Valley, Namsai and Kamle,

15 security personnel — 10 Army men, four Assam Rifles jawans and a state police constable — are among the new patients. Ten personnel of the Border Roads Organisation and two healthcare workers have also contracted the disease, he said.

  • 167 people were discharged from various hospitals in the state on Saturday, which pushed the total number of recoveries to 6,397.
  • Arunachal Pradesh currently has 2,458 active Covid-19 cases,
  • Recovery rate stands at 72.12 per cent.
  • Fourteen have succumbed to the infection.