Arunachal Pradesh reported its first COVID-19 positive case on April 2 when a person from Tezu in Lohit district was tested positive.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu on April 2 tweeted that the “Non Arunachalee” person has participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz.
The 31-year-old patient is asymptomatic and has been kept in isolation, Khandu added.
A 31 year-old person Non Arunachalee who participated in #TablighiJamaat congregation at #NizamuddinMarkaz has been found positive for #Coronavirua and is first #Covid19 patient.
At present he is asymptomatic & kept in isolation. His condition is stable.
— Pema Khandu (@PemaKhanduBJP) April 2, 2020
With this case, the total number of COVID-19 patients in Northeast India rose to 20 with maximum 16 cases in Assam, two in Manipur and one each in Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh.
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