Arunachal records highest single-day spike of 91 COVID-19 cases

Arunachal records highest single-day spike of 91 COVID-19 cases

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Arunachal Pradesh reported its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on July 22nd, 2020, with 91 more people testing positive for the infection.

The fresh cases have taken the Arunachal Pradesh’s virus count to 949. The state registered its previous highest single-day spike on July 20 when 90 COVID-19 cases were reported.

Thirty one of  the 91  fresh cases were reported in the Itanagar Capital Complex where a lockdown is going on, while 15 in East Siang, 3 in Longding, 3 in Lower Dibang Valley,  1 in Lower Siang, 7 in Namsai, 3 in Papumpare, 13 , Tirap, 2 in Upper Siang, 10 in West Siang, 2 in West Kameng, and first time 1 in Kamle district.

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The Capital Complex region comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas has so far registered 378  cases, the highest in the state, followed by the  East Siang ( 39 ), Namsai (38), districts of Changlang (33), Papumpare ( 26 ) .

Of the 949 cases, 632 are active while 314 people have recovered and three patients have died, Dr Jampa said, adding 44,986 samples have been tested so far. Arunachal Pradesh had remained virus-free till May 23. It witnessed a spurt in COVID-19 cases after residents started returning from other parts of the country.

Arunachal Pradesh and the Northeast

Assam has the highest COVID-19 cases in the Northeast India followed by Tripura.

StatesCasesCured/ DischargedActive casesDeath
Arunachal Pradesh9493146323
Data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India COVID-19 cases so far

India recorded the more than 45720 COVID-19 cases and 1129 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 1238635. The death toll is now 29861, as per data released by the Union Health Ministry. Active cases in India stand at 426167 while 782607 have been cured or discharged so far.

Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross 6 thousand deaths. It has recorded 337607 corona cases with 187769 cured, 12556 deaths, and 137282 active cases. The western state is followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Delhi has corona 126323 cases with 107650 cured, 3719 deaths, and 14954 active cases. Tamil Nadu has 186492 positive cases with 131583 cured, 3144 deaths 51765 active cases. Gujarat with 51399 COVID-19 cases, so far, has 37260 have been cured, 2224 deaths, and 11915 active cases.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jul 23, 2020