Itanagar

  • 253 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh; tally rises to
    Itanagar, September 26 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally rose to 8,671 as 253 more people, including 45 security personnel and five health care workers have tested positive for the virus, a senior health department official said on Saturday. Of the 153 fresh cases, 116 were reported from the Capital Complex region, West Kameng (37), Changlang (22), Papumpare (13), Lower Subansiri (11) and six cases each from East Siang, Upper Subansiri, Kurung Kumey and Namsai distr
  • 84 constables test positive for COVID-19 while undergoing training in Arunachal
    Itanagar, September 25 (PTI): Eighty-four newly-recruited constables undergoing training at the Police Training Centre in Banderdwa in Arunachal Pradesh have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past three days, officials said on Friday. The recruits who have tested positive are all male and belong to the D, E and F companies of the state police, superintendent of police (SIT) Hemant Tiwari said. They were living in separate barracks, he said. The recruits arrived at the traini
  • 283 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh, tally rises to
    Itanagar, September 25 (PTI): At least 283 more people, including 19 security personnel and four health care workers, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, pushing the northeastern state''s tally to 8,416, a senior health department official said on Friday. Of the fresh cases, 153 were reported from the Capital Complex region, Longding (26), Tirap (22), Papaumpare (21), Upper Subansiri (11), East Siang (10) and nine each from Changlang and Lower Subansiri d
  • Arunachal reports record 249 new COVID-19 cases, 1 fresh fatality
    Itanagar, September 23 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as 249 people, including seven security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. One more patient has succumbed to the infection, taking the northeastern state''s coronavirus death toll to 14, he said. The fresh infections have pushed Arunachal Pradesh''s caseload to 7,844, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said.
  • Arunachal Pradesh CM tests COVID-19 negative for second time
    Itanagar, September 20 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who was infected with COVID-19 recently, tested negative for the virus for the second time on Sunday. Khandu had tested positive for COVID-19 on September 15. Taking to Twitter, the chief minister who is currently in home isolation in New Delhi, informed that he has tested negative for coronavirus for the second time after a repeat RT-PCR test. "Today my repeat RT-PCR test for COVID-19 came negati
  • 211 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh, tally 7,250
    Itanagar, September 20 (PTI): At least 211 more people, including 20 security personnel and a health care worker, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state''s total virus count to 7,250, a senior health department official said on Sunday. Barring 27, all of them are asymptomatic and have been shifted to COVID care centres, he said. The state''s Capital Complex region -- comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas --
  • Arunachal's COVID-19 tally crosses 7,000-mark with 183 new cases
    Itanagar, September 19 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally crossed the 7,000-mark on Saturday as 183 more people, including 28 security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The fresh infections have taken the northeastern state''s caseload to 7,005, he said. The Capital Complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 93, followed by Papumpare (32) and Lower Dibang Valley (10), State Surveillance Officer, Dr
  • 159 new cases push Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 6,851
    Itanagar, September 18 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally rose to 6,851 on Friday as 159 more people, including 15 security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The Capital Complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 88, followed by West Kameng (11) and Lower Subansiri (11), he said. "Eleven Army jawans and four Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel are among the new patients," State Surveillan
  • Record 221 new cases push Arunachal's COVID-19 tally to 6,692
    Itanagar, September 17 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Thursday as 221 more people tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The fresh infections have pushed the state''s coronavirus tally to 6,692, he said. The northeastern state had registered a spike of 221 coronavirus cases also on September 9. The Capital Complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 98, followed by Papumpare (3
  • Arunachal Pradesh reports 170 new Covid-19 cases
    Itanagar, September 16 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rose to 6,466 as 170 more people, including 24 security personnel have tested positive for the virus, a health department official said on Wednesday. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 13 in the northeastern state after two people in Changlang district succumbed to the infection, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said. "A 63-year-old non-tribal woman with Covid-19 positive from Miao in Changlang dist
  • 176 new cases push Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 6,298
    Itanagar, September 15 (PTI): The COVID-19 tally in Arunachal Pradesh rose to 6,298 as 176 more people, including nine security personnel, have tested positive for the disease, an official said on Tuesday. The death toll rose to 11 in the northeastern state after a 50-year-old man, who was working at a primary health centre near here, succumbed to the infection, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. "The man had tested positive for the disease on September 3 and was in
  • Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally crosses 6,000-mark
    Itanagar, September 14 (PTI): The COVID-19 caseload in Arunachal Pradesh crossed the 6000-mark with 146 fresh cases reported in the northeastern state, a senior Health department official said on Monday. With the fresh cases, the total virus count in the state rose to 6,121, the official said. Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang has also tested positive for COVID-19, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said. Of the fresh 146 cases, Capital Comp
  • 151 new cases push Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 5,961
    Itanagar, September 13 (PTI): The COVID-19 tally in Arunachal Pradesh rose to 5,961 as 151 more people, including 20 security personnel, have tested positive for the disease, an official said on Sunday. Of the fresh cases, 63 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 22 from Changlang, 13 from Lower Dibang Valley, 10 from Upper Siang, seven from Tawang and six each from Papumpare and East Siang districts, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. Four new cases each were a
  • RKM Hospital in Itanagar shuts for a week as COVID-19 cases among staff spike
    Itanagar, September 13 (PTI): The Rama Krishna Mission Hospital in Itanagar will temporarily stop all its services for a week from Monday after a spike in COVID-19 cases among its staff, sources at the medical facility said. Emergency services in the hospital have also been stopped from Sunday, they said. The decision was taken at a meeting between the hospital authorities and the staff on Saturday, they added. Twenty-five health workers, including three doctors, were found to
  • 154 new cases take Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 5,825
    Itanagar, September 12 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally mounted to 5,825 as 154 more people, including three security personnel and two health workers, have tested positive for the disease, an official said on Saturday. The death toll rose to 10 in the northeastern state after a 38-year-old woman succumbed to the infection, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. "The woman was working at the Ramakrishna Mission Hospital here and admitted to a COVID Hea
  • China hands over 5 youth from Arunachal Pradesh
    Itanagar, September 12 (IANS): Five young men from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2 and were later found to be in Chinese territory, were handed over to India by the People's Liberation Army on Saturday amid the ongoing stand-off between the two sides at the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh area. The missing five returned to India 11 days after they were said to have been abducted, defence sources said. The five youth were handed over to Indian autho
  • Record 221 new cases push Arunachal's COVID-19 tally to 5,402
    Itanagar, September 9 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as 221 more people, including 59 security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. One more fatality has taken the northeastern state''s coronavirus death toll to nine, he said. The fresh infections have pushed Arunachal Pradesh''s caseload to 5,402, State Surveillance Officer, Dr L Jampa, said. Papumpare district repo
  • Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rises to 5,180
    Itanagar, September 8 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 caseload rose to 5,180 as 180 more people including 11 security personnel and four health care workers have tested positive for the virus, a senior Health department official said on Tuesday. The Capital complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 42, followed by Anjaw (25), Papumpare (15), 14 each in East Siang and Longding, West Siang (12), 11 each in Lohit and Lower Dibang Valley and Changlang (10),
  • China confirms 5 missing Arunachal youth found on their side: Rijiju
    Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), September 8 (IANS): Five persons from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on Friday, have been found in the Chinese territory, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday. Rijiju, the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister and an MP from Arunachal Pradesh, said in a tweet: "China's PLA has responded to the hotline message sent by Indian Army. They have confirmed that the missing youths from Arunachal Pradesh have been found on their side.
  • 139 new cases push Arunachal's COVID-19 tally to 4,914
    Itanagar, September 6 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally inched closer to the 5,000-mark on Sunday as 139 more people, including 20 security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The fresh infections have taken the northeastern state''s caseload to 4,914, he said. The Capital Complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 58, followed by 13 in West Siang district, State Surveillance Officer, Dr L Jampa, said.