Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, 25th August detected 100 new cases of COVID-19, taking the state's tally to 3,412. Among the fresh cases are 22 security personnel and a health worker from Tawang.
The Itanagar capital region (ICR) recorded the highest 23 Covid-19 cases – 12 at the Banderdewa check gate, four at the state quarantine facility in Lekhi, three at the TRIHMS, Naharlagun, and two at RKMH, Itanagar. One case each was reported from the paid quarantine centre in Itanagar and the Kurung Kumey check gate.
East Siang reported 16 cases. Fifteen are military personnel while one is a driver who tested positive at the check gate.
Ten persons tested positive in Pakke-Kessang. Eight tested positive at the Seijosa CHC, while the remaining two tested positive at the check gate.
Nine cases were reported from West Kameng, four of whom are primary contacts of a positive case detected earlier at the general hospital in Bomdila, and another three are primary contacts of a positive case detected earlier at the Bhalukpong CCC. Two are primary contacts of a positive case detected earlier at the Dirang CHC.
Upper Subansiri recorded seven cases in the New Market area in Daporijo.
West Siang reported four cases, two of whom are military personnel who returned from Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, while the two others are returnees from Assam and the ICR who tested positive at the check gate.
Tawang reported four cases. One is an HCW returnee from Daporijo while the other is a worker of Patel Engineering, Jang. The two others are a driver and a handyman who tested positive at the check gate.
Two cases were reported from Longding. Both are returnees from Nagaland and Assam.
Namsai reported three cases, of whom two are primary contacts of a positive case detected earlier, while the other one is a returnee from Assam.
Papum Pare recorded two cases. Both are returnees from Assam and were detected at the Hollongi check gate.
Tirap also detected two cases. One is a CPMF person and the other is a primary contact of a positive case detected earlier.
Reportedly, out of the hundred, 8 cases are symptomatic.
The state recorded 81 recoveries on Tuesday. A total of 2508 people have been recovered so far. Five people have succumbed to the disease. Arunachal Pradesh has a total of 899 active cases.
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