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Mizoram reports 290 Covid-19 cases


At least 290 people, including 65 children, have tested positive for novel coronavirus in Mizoram, pushing the state’s Covid-19 caseload to 10,621, an official said.


Of the 290 fresh cases, Aizawl district reported the highest cases at 211, followed by Lawngtlai district, which reported 30 cases, he said. The remaining cases were reported from Siaha, Lunglei, Champhai, Serchhip, Kolasib, and Khawzawl districts.


Nine patient has a travel history, while 179 patients were diagnosed with Covid19 during contact tracing and it is to ascertain how the remaining 102 patients have contracted the virus.


159 patients have developed symptoms of Covid-19 and 131 are asymptomatic, he said. The number of active cases now stands at 2,481, while 8,106 people have recovered from the infection.


87 people were discharged from various Covid-19 Care Centres on Tuesday.


The Covid-19 death toll in the state reached 34 as a 35-year-old man from Aizawl has succumbed to the infection on Monday night. Mizoram has conducted 3,72,202 samples test till date, including 4,303 on Monday. According to state immunization officer Dr. Lalzawmi, 2,48,448 people have been administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine and among them 52,026 have received both the doses till Monday.


(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol. 18 Issue 343 Aizawl Wednesday 26 May 2021