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Mizoram reports 3 Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 4,442

 OUR REPORTER AIZAWL, MAR 17

At least three people, including a 70- year-old man, have tested positive for novel coronavirus, taking Mizoram’s Covid-19 caseload to 4,442, an official said on Wednesday. Of the three fresh cases, two were reported from Aizawl district and one from Siaha district, he said. Two patients have travel history while one patient was locally transmitted and was diagnosed at a private hospital, he said.

 

The state currently has 15 active COVID-19 cases, while 4,417 people have recovered from the disease.

 

The state has reported 10 COVID- 19 fatalities so far. A total of 2,43,889 samples have been tested for COVID19 till date, including 813 on Monday.

 

The COVID-19 recovery in the state is 99.45 per cent and the infection rate is 1.83 per cent. Of the total 4,442 COVID-19 cases, Aizawl district reported the highest at 2,910, followed by Lunglei district, which reported 418 cases. Hnahthial district reported the least at 20. Of the 11 districts in the state, Lunglei, Kolasib, Serchhip, Lawngtlai, Mamit, Khawzawl and Hnahthial are COVID-19 free as of now. Meanwhile, the state Immunisation officer Dr Lalzawmi said a total of 48,530 people, including 14,942 senior citizens and 1,408 people with comorbidities, have been administered the first dose of COVID19 vaccine till Tuesday. She said that 10,157 healthcare workers and 451 frontline workers have already received the second dose of the vaccine.

 

(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol 18 Issue 278 Aizawl Thursday 18 March 2021 http://themizorampost.net/page-view?date=15-03-2121&page_no=1)