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Mizoram reports youngest Covid-19 victim


Mizoram on Thursday reported the youngest Covid-19 victim with a 15-yearold girl, who succumbed to the infection at Zoram Medical College (ZMC)more Covid-19 fatalities, taking the death toll to 61, an official said.


Three persons, two of them female, have succumbed to the infection within a span of 10 hours on Thursday, he said.


The three victims have comobidities, he said.


The 15-year-old victim was the youngest person to have died due to Covid-19 in the state, according to the official.


Mizoram reported the first Covid- 19 case on March 24 last year and first fatality on October 28 that year.


At least 53 people have died so far due to Covid-19 since January 10 this year. Eight people succumbed to the infection last year. Mizoram on Thursday reported 346 Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 14,533.


150 people were discharged from various Covid-19 Care Centres on Thursday after they were declared fully “recovered.” The state now has 3,431 Covid-19 active cases, while 11,041 people have recovered from the infection.


The recovery rate is 75.97 per cent and death rate is 0.41 per cent.


(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol. 19 Issue 11 Aizawl Friday 15 June 2021