Arunachal Pradesh reported 96 fresh cases, including 61 security forces personnel, in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s caseload to 2,327. Anjaw district reported the highest number of fresh infections at 27, followed by Capital Complex (19), West Siang (16), Lohit (12), Papumpare (eight), East Siang (six), Changlang (four) and East Kameng and Lower Dibang Valley (two each), state surveillance officer Dr L Jampa said. “Sixty-one paramilitary personnel, including 27 in Anjaw district, 14 in West Siang, seven in Papumpare, six in Lohit, five in East Siang and two in Changlang, are among the new patients,” he added, as published in TNN.
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Barring 10, all the new patients are asymptomatic. A total of 383 security personnel have been diagnosed with the disease since August 1. Forty-two more people have been cured of the disease and were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 1,634, he said. The state has reported 845 fresh Covid-19 cases in August so far.
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