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1,221 Covid-19 cases, 4 fatalities in two days

 OUR REPORTER AIZAWL, AUG 22

Mizoram reported 1,221 new Covid-19 cases pushing the state’s tally to 52,180 in the past two days, while four more fatalities took the death toll to 196.

 

About 215 children and five security forces personnel were among the newly infected people. While 576 cases were reported on Sunday, 645 others were reported on Saturday.

 

The fresh cases were reported from various districts with Aizawl district reporting the highest at 691, followed by Kolasib district at 147.

 

11 patients have travel history, while the rest1,210 were found to have locally contracted the virus.

 

The number of active cases now stands at 5,817, while 46,167 people have recovered from the infection.

 

The recovery rate among Covid-19 patients is 88.47 per cent and the death rate is 0.37 per cent.

 

The state has tested more than 7.89 lakh samples for Covid-19 till date. Over 6.50 lakh people have been vaccinated till Saturday, according to state immunisation officer Dr. Lalzawmi.

 

(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol 19 Issue 88 Aizawl Monday 23 August http://www.themizorampost.net/page-view?date=23-08-2021&page_no=1)