The COVID-19 tally in Arunachal Pradesh crossed the 30,000 mark after 247 more people tested positive for Coronavirus on Thursday.

With the detection of the fresh cases, the total number of positive cases has gone up to 30,247. The frontier state’s toll rose to 128 with two more succumbing to the infection.

Of the new cases, Changlang recorded the maximum number of fresh cases at 48, followed by the Capital Complex Region at 44, East Kameng at 20, Lower Dibang Valley at 18, East Siang and Kra Daadi at 13 each and Lower Subansiri and Namsai at 12 each.

With a positivity rate of 4.21 per cent, the active cases in the state currently stands at 3,271. As many as 279 patients recuperated from the disease, taking the number of recoveries to 26,848.

The Capital Complex Region — comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas has reported the highest number of active cases.

So far, over 4 lakh people have been administered vaccine in the state.