The total number of COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh now stands at 5 Credit: EastMojo image

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh reported its fifth COVID-19 case after a 26-year-old, who recently returned to the state from Chennai, tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

The patient is from Namsai district of Arunachal Pradesh and is reportedly asymptomatic. Contact tracing has begun.

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Confirming the case, Namsai MLA Zignu Namchoom said, “The patient will be kept in isolation under medical observation at Namsai.”

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With the new case, the number of active COVID-19 cases in the state rises to four. Earlier in April, the first COVID-19 patient from Tezu in Lohit district was discharged from hospital after he recovered.



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