Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally rises to 3,660 with 13 fresh cases


Aizawl: At least 13 people, including 10 policemen and one security personnel, tested positive for novel coronavirus in Mizoram, pushing the caseload to 3,660, an official said on Monday.

Ten personnel of Mizoram Armed Police (MAP) and a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, all of whom returned from Bihar after the assembly elections there, were among the newly-infected people, he said.

Five people have thus far died due to the contagion thus far.

The state now has 463 active patients, while 3,192 people have recovered from the disease.

Of the 11 districts in Mizoram, only Siaha in the southern part of the state is free from COVID-19 so far, the official said.

The state has tested 1,40,387 samples till date. PTI