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Six more test positive in Mizoram

 Staff Reporter: Aizawl, Jan 31:

 

Six new infections of coronavirus took Mizoram’s virus count to 4,372.

 

An official statement said that the six new cases were detected from 1,208 samples tested on Saturday, included two children and an 82-year-old man.

 

The octogenarian has developed symptoms of Covid-19 while the rest five are asymptomatic, it said.

 

Of the six new cases, five were reported from Aizawl district while one was reported from Kolasib district.

 

Mizoram now has 40 active Covid-19 cases, while 4,323 people have recovered from the diseases.

 

Nine people have died in the state due to Covid-19 so far.

 

The state has tested 2,07,184 samples for Covid-19 so far.

 

Meanwhile, State Immunization Officer Dr Lalzawmi said 849 beneficiaries received Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday.

 

Of the 14,607 healthcare workers registered to receive Covid-19 vaccine, a total of 9,346 have been administered the first dose of Covishield vaccine in the ongoing vaccination drive till Saturday, Lalzawmi said.

 

The State had on Saturday reported three new cases.

 

 (Source: Newslink Vol-XXIII No. 19 Aizawl, February 1, Monday 2021)