ITANAGAR, Aug 29 - The COVID-19 tally of Arunachal Pradesh rose to 3,745 today as 112 more people tested positive for the infection, a Health Department official said.
Of the new cases, 23 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 18 from Papumpare, 17 from Siang, 10 each from West Kameng and Lower Siang, eight from East Siang, five each from Tawang and East Kameng districts.
Four fresh cases were also reported from Changlang, three each from Anjaw and West Siang, two each from Leparada, Pakke Kessang and Tirap districts, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said.
Barring five, all of them are asymptomatic and have been shifted to COVID care centres, he said.
�Two Army personnel from Tawang and East Siang districts and 30 paramilitary jawans � 17 in Siang, seven in Lower Siang, four in Papumpare and two in Leparada are among the new patients,� the official said.
Eighty-eight people were discharged from hospitals on Friday, taking the number of recoveries in the State to 2,709, Jampa said.
The recovery rate in the State currently stands at 72.33 per cent, he said, adding that 1,927 people have been cured of the disease since the beginning of this month.
A total of 2,274 people, including 817 security personnel, have been diagnosed with the coronavirus infection in the State since August 1, the official said.
adesh has 1,029 active COVID-19 cases at present. � PTI