Aizawl: Mizoram on Monday reported 91 new COVID-19 cases, which is the lowest single-day spike since May 11, a health official said.

The 91 fresh cases detected from 789 samples took the total COVID-19 count in the state to 21,337 with a single-day positivity rate of 11.53 per cent, he said.

Of the new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram, four were confirmed at TrueNat laboratories and 87 were detected through Rapid Antigen Test from various districts, he said.

Aizawl district reported 64 new COVID-19 cases, Kolasib nine, Lunglei 10, Siaha four, Serchhip two, and Mamit and Saitual districts reported one case each.

Twenty-nine children and two policemen were among the newly infected people, the official said. All the 91 fresh cases were locally transmitted cases, he said.

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As many as 78 patients have developed symptoms of COVID-19 and 13 are asymptomatic, he said. Mizoram now has 3,581 COVID-19 active cases, while 17,661 people have recovered from the infection.

As many as 407 people were discharged from various COVID-19 Care facilities on Sunday. So far 95 people have succumbed to the infection.

The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients is 82.77 per cent and death rate is 0.44 per cent. Mizoram has tested 5,01,117 samples till date.

According to state immunisation officer Dr Lalzawmi , 5,34,860 people have been inoculated till Saturday and 60,399 of them received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine.



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