7 new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram; tally rises to 2,157


Aizawl:  Mizoram has reported seven new COVID-19 cases, pushing the state’s coronavirus tally to 2,157, an official statement said on Friday.

Of the seven new cases, three were reported from Aizawl district and four from Mamit district, the statement said.

All the patients aged between 22 and 60 have returned from Assam, Bihar, West Bengal and Tripura, it said.

All the new patients are out of danger as they are asymptomatic, it said.

The state now has 220 active cases while 1,937 people have recovered from the virus. The recovery rate is 89.80 percent.

Mizoram has not reported any fatality due to COVID-19 so far.

A total of 85,701 samples have been tested so far, according to the health department.