Arunachal CM Pema Khandu Tests COVID-19 Negative

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu Tests COVID-19 Negative

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has tested negative for COVID-19 for the second time on Sunday, he said through his official twitter handle.

Khandu in his tweet said, "Today my repeat RT-PCR test for COVID-19 came negative for second time."

The 41-year-old Arunachal Pradesh chief minister tested positive for COVID-19 on September 15.

While taking to Twitter, Khandu on September 15 evening said he was asymptomatic and was isolating himself as per the standard operating procedure (SOP).

The CM in a tweet on September 15 said, "I had undergone Covid test RT-PCR and have tested positive for Covid-19. I am asymptomatic and feeling healthy. However as per SOP and safety of others, I am self isolating myself and request everyone who came in contact with me to adhere to the SOP."

Arunachal Pradesh has registered a total of 7,250 COVID-19 positive cases so far.

According to the health department data, Arunachal Pradesh currently has 1,957 active COVID-19 cases and the positivity rate is 27.18%.

The total number of recovered cases in the state stands at 5,280.

The recovery rate stands at 72.82%.

The deadly disease has claimed the lives of a total of 13 patients in the state and the death rate is 0.17%.

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