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Mizoram logs 541 new Covid-19 cases, 5 fatalities

 OUR REPORTER AIZAWL, SEP 13

Mizoram on Monday reported 541 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 71,381, a health department official said.

 

The number of fresh cases was comparatively less by 548 cases than the previous day, he said. The state also reported five more fatalities in the last 24 hours, which took the death toll to 241, he said.

 

The single-day infection rate also rose to 31 per cent against 13.98 per cent on Sunday as the fresh cases were detected from 1,744 sample tests, he said.

 

At least 123 children were among the newly infected people, the official said, adding that all the new patients were found to have contracted the disease locally. At least 379 patients have developed symptoms of Covid-19, he said. The number of active cases now stands at 12,080, while 59,060 people have recovered from the infection, including 313 people on Monday till 5 pm. The state has conducted more than 9.65 lakh sample tests till date.

 

According to state immunisation officer Dr.Lalzawmi, over 6.63 lakh people have been vaccinated till Saturday, of which 2.98 lakh have received full doses.

 

(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol. 19 Issue 110 Aizawl Tuesday 14 September 2021http://www.themizorampost.net/page-view?date=14-09-2121&page_no=1