Itanagar

  • 81 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1,239
    Itanagar, July 28 (PTI): Eighty-one more people, including 14 BRTF and two Assam Rifles personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s caseload to 1,239 on Tuesday, a senior health official said. Fifty-one new cases were reported in the Capital Complex region, 12 in Tawang district, nine in Changlang, four in Tirap, two in West Siang and one each in Lohit, Lower Dibang Valley and Upper Siang districts, State Surveillance O
  • NSCN (R) militant arrested in Arunachal
    Itanagar, July 28 (PTI): A cadre of the NSCN (Reformation) outfit has been arrested in Arunachal Pradesh''s Changlang district, police said on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Assam Rifles and CRPF personnel launched an operation and nabbed the militant in Changlang town on Monday evening, district Superintendent of Police (SP) Mihin Gambo said. The arrested militant has been identified as Noksom Tangha, the outfit''s self-styled revenue in-charge of
  • 32 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1,158
    Itanagar, July 27 (PTI): Thirty-two more people, including six ITBP personnel, have tested positive for COVID- 19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s caseload to 1,158 on Monday, a senior health official said. Eleven fresh cases were reported in Seppa, the district headquarters of East Kameng, eight in Changlang district, six in Upper Siang, five in the Capital Complex region and one each in East Siang and Lower Subansiri districts, State Surveillance Offi
  • 70 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1,126
    Itanagar, July 26 (PTI): Seventy more people, including nine security personnel, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, taking the northeastern state''s tally of such cases to 1,126, a senior health official said. Thirty-seven fresh cases were reported in the Capital Complex region, 12 in Changlang district, six in Tirap, four each in Tawang and Papum Pare, two each in East Siang and Lohit and a case each was registered in Lower Siang, Siang and West Si
  • Arunachal's COVID-19 tally crosses 1,000-mark with 65 fresh cases
    Itanagar, July 25 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s coronavirus tally crossed the 1,000-mark on Saturday as 65 more people, including 33 security personnel, tested positive for the disease, a Health Department official said. With the fresh infections, the total number of cases rose to 1,056, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. Of the new cases, 30 were reported from Papum Pare district, five from Tirap, three from Lohit, two from Lower Dibang Valley and one each from Na
  • 42 new COVID cases in Arunachal, tally 991
    Itanagar, July 24 (PTI): Forty-two more people, including three Army personnel, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday, taking the tally to 991, the Health Department said. Of the new cases, 33 were from the Capital Complex, followed by four in Namsai district, three from West Siang and one each from Lower Dibang Valley and Papum Pare, State Surveillance Officer L Jampa said. There are 654 active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while
  • 50 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 790
    Itanagar, July 21 (PTI): Fifty more people, including nine Army jawans and six police personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s tally to 790 on Tuesday, a senior health official said. Thirty-four fresh cases were reported in the Capital Complex region, 10 in the border district of Tawang, five in Lower Subansiri and one in West Siang, he said. Nine Army jawans are among those infected in Tawan district situated alo
  • Medical team traverses muddy roads, crosses flooded river to home quarantine woman in remote Arunachal hamlet
    Itanagar, July 21 (PTI): A medical team traversed landslide-prone muddy roads and crossed a flooded river to home quarantine a woman and her contacts in a remote hamlet in Arunachal Pradesh''s Papum Pare district, officials said on Tuesday. The woman had recently sneaked into neighbouring Assam''s Sonitpur district to meet her relatives without informing authorities of either state and returned to her Karbi Colony hamlet on July 18, sparking fears among her neighbour
  • Record 90 fresh COVID-19 cases take Arunachal''s tally to 740
    Itanagar, July 20 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh on Monday recorded its biggest single-day jump of 90 COVID-19 cases, taking the state''s tally to 740, a senior Health Department official said. Capital Complex reported the maximum number of the new cases at 56, followed by 14 in Papum Pare district.   Seven cases were reported in Upper Siang, five in Namsai, three each in East Siang and West Siang, one each in Leparada and Lower Dibang Valley districts, State Surveill
  • Total lockdown in Arunachal's Capital Complex extended till Aug 3
    Itanagar, July 19 (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh government has extended the total lockdown in the Capital Complex for another two weeks in the wake of the spurt in COVID-19 cases in the region, Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar announced on Sunday. The restrictions, which were imposed till Monday evening, have been extended till 5 am on August 3, he said addressing a virtual press conference.   The state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Pema Khandu took the decision on Frida
  • Arunachal reports 41 new COVID-19 cases, several areas declared containment zones
    Itanagar, July 19 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday reported 41 new cases of COVID-19, taking the state''s tally to 650, a senior health official said. Most of the new cases were detected in the Capital Complex with 18 people testing positive, followed by 10 in Lower Siang, six in Papum Pare, three in Lower Dibang Valley and two cases each in West Kameng and Lower Subansiri districts, he said.   The cases in Lower Siang and Lower Dibang Valley districts were de
  • 66 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh; count rises to 609
    Itanagar, July 18 (PTI): Sixty-six more people, including five police and security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s tally to 609, a health official said on Saturday. The Capital Complex region reported 58 new cases, Changlang district four, East Siang district two and Namsai and Lower Siang districts one each, State Surveillance Officer Dr. L Jampa said.   "This is the second-highest single-
  • 7 ITBP personnel among 52 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal, tally rises to 543
    Itanagar, July 17 (PTI): Fifty-two more people, including seven ITBP personnel, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday, taking the state''s tally to 543, a health department official said. Of the new cases, 42 were reported in the Capital Complex region, seven in East Siang district and three in Upper Subansiri, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said.   "The detection of 52 patients is the second-highest single-day spike of COVID-19
  • Arunachal reports highest single-day spike of 75 COVID-19 cases
    Itanagar, July 15 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh reported its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 75 more people testing positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The fresh cases have taken the northeastern state''s virus count to 462, he said.   The state registered its previous highest single-day spike on July 3 when 37 COVID-19 cases were reported.   Forty-nine of the 75 fresh cases were reported in the Capital
  • Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally rises to 387
    Itanagar, July 14 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 caseload rose to 387 on Tuesday with 27 more people, including 10 ITBP personnel, testing positive for the infection, while one more coronavirus fatality pushed the death toll to three, a senior health official said. Twenty-two of the 27 fresh cases were reported in the Capital Complex region where a lockdown is imposed, while two each were registered in East Kameng and Namsai districts and one in Changlang, State Surv
  • Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally rises to 387
    Itanagar, July 14 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 caseload rose to 387 on Tuesday with 27 more people, including 10 ITBP personnel, testing positive for the infection, while one more coronavirus fatality pushed the death toll to three, a senior health official said. Twenty-two of the 27 fresh cases were reported in the Capital Complex region where a lockdown is imposed, while two each were registered in East Kameng and Namsai districts and one in Changlang, State Surv
  • Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rises to 359
    Itanagar, July 13 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh reported 19 new coronavirus infections, taking the state''s COVID-19 tally to 359, a senior Health department official said here on Monday. Eleven cases were reported from the Capital Complex comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa, seven from Changlang district while one case was detected from Namsai district, he said. Of the 11 cases in the Capital region, seven were detected from various areas of Naharlagun, while on
  • 6 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 341
    Itanagar, Jul 12 (PTI): Six more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s tally to 341 on Sunday, a senior Health Department official said. Five of the six fresh cases were reported from the Capital Complex region comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas, while one new infection was detected in West Kameng district, he said.   The number of active cases has increased to 214 while 125 peo
  • Toddler among 33 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal
    Itanagar, July 11 (PTI): Thirty-three more people, including a two-year-old child, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state''s tally to 335, a Health Department official said on Saturday. Of the new cases, 28 were found in the Capital Complex region, three in Changlang district and two in Namsai, he said.   The Capital Complex comprises Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa towns.   "The detection of 33 patients
  • Capital Complex SP office in Arunachal sealed after woman constable tests COVID-19 positive
    Itanagar, July 8 (PTI): The office of the Superintendent of Police in Arunachal Pradesh''s Capital Complex region, where a week-long total lockdown is underway, has been sealed after a woman constable deployed there tested positive for COVID-19, a top police officer said on Wednesday. Director General of Police (DGP), R P Upadhaya, said that the Capital Complex SP office was sealed on Tuesday evening and its 80 staff members will be tested for COVID-19 during the day. &