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Mizoram logs 268 new Covid cases, tally rises to 15,631

 OUR REPORTER AIZAWL, JUNE 15

Mizoram on Tuesday reported 268 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the state’s tally to 15,631, an official said.

 

The state now has 3,488 Covid-19 active cases, while 12,073 people have recovered from the infection, including 194 people on Tuesday, he said.

 

Of the 268 fresh cases, 200 cases were reported from Aizawl district and the rest from Kolasib, Lunglei, Siaha, Lawngtlai, Saitual, Mamit and Serchhip districts, he said.

 

More than 71 children and 2 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were among the newly infected people, he said.

 

Eleven patients have travel history and the rest 257 were found to have locally contracted the infection, the official said. 

144 patients have developed symptoms of Covid-19, while 119 are asymptomatic and reports of the remaining 5 patients whether or not they are symptomatic is awaited, he added.

 

The death toll in the state remains at 70.

 

The recovery rate is 77.23 per cent and the death rate is 0.44 per cent.

 

The state has tested 4,36,556 samples for Covid-19 till date, including 4,248 on Monday. According to state immunisation officer Dr. Lalzawmi, 2,99,068 people have been administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine till Monday and out of this 53,245 people have received both the doses.

 

(Source: Source: The Mizoram Post Vol. 19 Issue 20 Aizawl Wednesday 16 June 2021 http://www.themizorampost.net/page-view?date=16-06-2021&page_no=1)