Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday reported 6 new cases of COVID-19, the highest one-day spike in 2021 pushing the overall coronavirus cases tally in the state to 16,888.

Of the fresh cases, 4 were reported from Lower Dibang Valley district and two from the Capital Complex region.

The total number of recoveries in the state has reached 16,791.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 41 active cases, while 56 people have so far succumbed to the infection.

Lower Dibang Valley has the highest number of active cases at 17, followed by Leparada and Namsai at three each, Changlang, West Kameng and Tirap at two cases each, while Upper Subansiri and Lohit reported one such case each.

Meanwhile, more than one lakh people have been administered COVID-19 vaccine over the past four months.