No new COVID-19 case in India’s Arunachal Pradesh

Sun Online Desk

20th February, 2021 10:42:45 printer

No new COVID-19 case in India’s Arunachal Pradesh

India’s Arunachal Pradesh did not report any fresh COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours, a senior health department official said on Saturday.

The total coronavirus caseload in the state remained at 16,836, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has five active COVID-19 cases, while 16,775 people have recovered from the disease, and 56 people have succumbed to the infection so far, he said.

The recovery rate in the state has touched 99.63 per cent, while the positivity ratio stands at 0.02 per cent and the fatality rate at 0.33 per cent, the official said.

Meanwhile, State Immunization Officer (SIO) Dimong Padung said that 18,697 health and frontline workers have received vaccine shots so far in the state.

The health department has been carrying out the inoculation drive four days a week -- Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.