Mizoram reports 3 new COVID-19 cases


Aizawl: Mizoram on Thursday reported three new COVID-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 4,476, an official said.

Two cases were reported from the Aizawl district and one from the Hnahthial district, he said.

Two women, aged 23 and 21, who returned from Mumbai and Pune were among the new patients, he said.

A three-year-old boy was also diagnosed with COVID-19 during contact tracing, the official said.

All the patients were asymptomatic, he added

Mizoram now has 31 active cases, while 4,434 people have recovered.

The COVID-19 death toll in the state is 11.

Altogether, 2,53,203 samples have been tested till date, including 803 on Wednesday.

The recovery rate is 99.06 per cent.

State immunisation officer Lalzawmi said that 52,882 people have been administered the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine till Wednesday.

Further, 10,349 healthcare workers, 3,656 frontline workers and 13 senior citizens have received the second dose of the vaccine, she said. (PTI)