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Mizoram Covid-19 count crosses one lakh mark

 OUR REPORTER AIZAWL, OCT 06

 

Mizoram COVID-19 count crossed 1 lakh mark on Wednesday as 1,471 more people have tested positive for novel coronavirus, an official said.

 

 The death toll rose to 336 as 5 more people have succumbed to the infection, he said.

 

The state COVID-19 tally now stands at 1,01,327, of which 15,006 are active, he said.

 

At least 938 have recovered on Wednesday till 5 pm, taking the total recovery to 85,925.

 

The new 1,471 Covid-19 cases reported on Wednesday is 210 less than the previous day, while the positivity rate dipped to 15.36 per cent from the previous day 18 per cent, he said.

 

At least 92 persons per 1,000 population have been already infected with COVID-19.

 

The recovery rate among Covid-19 patients is 84.79 per cent and the death rate is 0.33 per cent. The state has conducted more than 11.40 lakh sample tests for COvid-19, including 9,577 on Tuesday.

 

Over 6.83 lakh people have been vaccinated of which 4.55 lakh people have received full dose of Covid-19 vaccine till Tuesday, state immunisation officer Dr. Lalzawmi said.

 

According to government bulletin, Aizawl district has so far reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 64,589, followed by Lunglei district at 7,577 and Kolasib district at 7,177. Of the 336 COVID-19 fatalities, Aizawl district reported the highest at 250, followed by Kolasib (21) and Lawngtlai (21), it said.

 

Of the 11 districts of the state, Khawzawl has not reported any COVID-19 death till now, it said. Meanwhile, a four-member Central, which arrived on Tuesday, held a meeting with chief medical officers of all districts via video conference to review the CVOD-19 situation of their respective districts on Wednesday.

 

The team led by National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) consultant-epidemiologist Dr Vinita Gupta, will also visit Champhai district, where thousands of Myanmar refugees live, on Thursday.

 

(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol 19 Issue 132 Aizawl Thursday 07 October http://www.themizorampost.net/page-view?date=07-10-2021&page_no=1)