ITANAGAR, Aug 8 - The number of COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh has surged past the 2,000 mark following detection of 101 fresh cases on Friday.
According to the data released by the State Directorate of Health Services, the State�s tally of confirmed cases currently stands at 2,049. There are 720 active cases, while 1,326 COVID-19 patients have recovered so far. The virus has claimed three lives in the State so far.
Of the 101 new cases detected in 12 districts, East Kameng accounts for the highest 34 cases, followed by East Siang with 21 cases, Changlang with 12 cases and Itanagar Capital Complex with 11 cases.
Among the new cases, 97 are asymptomatic and four symptomatic.
Meanwhile, 81 patients were discharged following their recovery.
Altogether 25 patients were discharged in Itanagar Capital Complex, 14 in Changlang, 13 in Tirap and 10 in Tawang, seven in Lohit, three each in Namsai and West Kameng, two each in East Siang and Shi-Yomi, and one each in East Kameng and Lower Dibang Valley.