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Mizoram reports 91 new COVID-19 cases, lowest spike since May 11


Mizoram on Monday reported 91 new Covid-19 cases, which is the lowest singleday spike since May 11, a health official said.


The 91 fresh cases detected from 789 samples took the total COVID-19 count in the state to 21,334 with a single-day positivity rate of 11.53 per cent, he said.


Of the new cases, 4 were confirmed at TrueNat laboratories and 87 were detected through Rapid Antigen Test from various districts, he said.


The state also reported 3 COVID-19 fatalities, taking the death toll to 98.


Three people, including two women, all aged between 57 and 72, have succumbed to the infection within a span of 5 hours on Monday Aizawl district reported 64 new cases, Kolasib district (9), Lunglei district (10), Siaha district (4), Serchhip district (2) Mamit and Saitual districts reported one case each. 29 children and 2 policemen were among the newly infected people, the official said. All the 91 fresh cases were locally transmitted cases, he said. 78 patients have developed symptoms of COVID-19 and 13 are asymptomatic, he said.


Mizoram now has 3,316 COVID-19 active cases, while 17,920 people have recovered from the infection. As many as 407 people were discharged from various COVID-19 Care facilities on Sunday and another 259 on Monday.


The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients is 83.99 per cent and death rate is 0.45 per cent. The state has tested 5,01,117 samples till date. According to state immunisation officer Dr.Lalzawmi, 5,34,860 people have been inoculated till Saturday and 60,399 of them received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine.


(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol 19 Issue 40 AizawlTuesday 06 July