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91 new cases in Arunachal Pradesh

By Correspondent

ITANAGAR, July 29 - The COVID-19 tally in Arunachal Pradesh has increased to 1,330 with the detection of 91 new cases on Tuesday.

According to a bulletin issued by the Directorate of Health Services, the number of active cases in the State now stands at 710, while 617 COVID-19 patients have recovered so far. Three persons have died of the virus in the State.

Of the 91 new cases, 28 cases were reported from Itanagar Capital Complex, 18 cases from Changlang and 10 from East Kameng. Tirap registered eight cases, Upper Siang six, West Kameng five, Lohit four and East Siang three cases. Lower Dibang Valley, Lower Subansiri and West Siang reported two cases each and one case each was recorded in Lower Siang, Tawang and Leparada.

All the fresh infections in the capital complex region were detected during rapid antigen tests.

As per the bulletin, 89 cases were found to be asymptomatic and two symptomatic.

Meanwhile, 43 patients � including 16 in Itanagar Capital Complex, eight each in Changlang and Lower Siang, seven in Papum Pare, three in Lower Dibang Valley and one in Longding � were released after they recovered from the disease.

The State registered a steep rise in the number of COVID-19 cases this month.

Arunachal Pradesh reported its first COVID-19 case on April 2 and the person recovered from the disease on April 16. The State registered its second case on May 24.

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