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Mizoram logs 234 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

 OUR REPORTER AIZAWL, DEC 15

Mizoram on Wednesday reported 234 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's tally to 1,38,847, a health department official said.

The death toll rose to 528 as three more persons have succumbed to the infection, he said.

The fresh cases put the single-day positivity rate at 7.31 per cent as the fresh cases were detected from 3,199 sample tests, he said.

The number of active cases now stands at 2,373, while 302 people have recovered on Wednesday, taking the total recoveries to 1,35,946.

The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients is 97.91 per cent and the death rate is 0.38 per cent.

The state has so far tested more than 14.72 lakh samples for COVID-19.

According to state immunisation officer Dr. Lalzawmi, over 7.26 lakh people have been inoculated and 5.78 lakh of them have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine till Tuesday.

(Source: The Mizoram Post Vol 19 Issue 195 Aizawl Thursday 16 December 2021 http://www.themizorampost.net/page-view?date=16-12-2021&page_no=1)