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Mizoram registers 15.9 % single positivity rate of COVID-19



Mizoram registered 15.90 per cent COVID-19 positivity rate on Monday after 171 new cases were detected from 1,076 sample tests in the last 24 hours, a health department official said. However, the single-day recovery surpassed the fresh cases as 395 people have recovered in the last 24 hours, he said.


Three more persons have succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll to 463, he said.


The number of active cases now stands at 4,947, which is 3.84 per cent of the total cases-1,28,775, he said.


With 476 people being discharged on Monday, as many 1,23,365 people have recovered from the infection so far and the recovery rate is 95.79 per cent, which is less than the national average of 98.26 per cent.


The state's COVID-19 fatality rate is 0.35 per cent against the national average of 1.35 per cent. Mizoram has so far conducted test on 13.73 lakh samples for COVID-19 and 1,076 samples were tested on Sunday.


As regard vaccination, the state has vaccinated about 90.30 per cent of the targeted or eligible beneficiaries, officials said.


(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol 19 Issue 166 Aizawl Tuesday 16 November