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Mizoram logs 292 new Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths

 OUR REPORTER AIZAWL, AUG 23

Mizoram reported 292 new cases and 6 fatalities of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the state's Covid-19 count to 52,472 and death toll 200, a health department official said on Monday. The single-day positivity rate was 13.95 per cent as the fresh cases were detected from 2,093 samples, he said. The fresh cases were reported from Aizawl (169), Siaha district (59), Mamit district (32), Kolasib (15), Lawngtlai (7), Lunglei (5), Serchhip district (3), Champhai district (2) More than 63 children were among the newly infected people, he said. All the patients were found to have contracted the virus locally, he said. 228 patients have developed symptoms of Covid-19 and the remaining 64 are asymptomatic, he said.

 

The number of active cases now stands at 5,597, while 46,675 people have recovered from the infection, including 385 people on Monday.

 

The recovery rate among Covid-19 patients is 88.95 per cent and death rate is 0.38 per cent. The state has tested more than 7.91 lakh samples for Covid-19 till date. Over 6.50 lakh people have been vaccinated in the state so far, according to state immunisation officer Dr. Lalzawmi.

 

(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol 19 Issue 89 Aizawl Tuesday 24 August http://www.themizorampost.net/page-view?date=24-08-2021&page_no=1)