Lalremsiami’s mother, Lalzarmawii (right), handed over the amount to the deputy commissioner of Kolasib on Sunday afternoon

Aizawl: Country’s hockey star from Mizoram, Lalremsiami, has donated an amount of Rs 50,000 to the state government towards mitigation of COVID-19 in state.

Lalremsiami, India’s 1st woman hockey player to win FIH Rising Star Award in 2019, donated the amount in memory of her father Lalthansanga Zote.

Lalremsiami’s mother, Lalzarmawii, handed over the amount to the deputy commissioner of Kolasib on Sunday afternoon on her behalf as she is in Bangalore these days.DIPR Mizoram in its Twitter said, “Lalremsiami, India’s 1st woman hockey player to win FIH Rising Star Award in 2019, donated ₹50,000 towards mitigation of COVID19, in memory of her late father Lalthansanga Zote. Her mother Lalzarmawii handed over the amount to DC Kolasib today on her behalf as she is in Bangalore.”


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DIPR Mizoram on Twitter said, “Lalremsiami, India’s 1st woman hockey player to win FIH Rising Star Award in 2019, donated ₹50,000 towards mitigation of COVID19, in memory of her late father Lalthansanga Zote. Her mother Lalzarmawii handed over the amount to DC Kolasib today on her behalf as she is in Bangalore.”

Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Mizoram till Monday morning is 142

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Meanwhile, according to government sources, total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Mizoram till Monday at 7 am is 142. Out of this nine persons have been cured/discharged and 133 active cases. However, there is no report of death in the state so far.

Sources in state health department on Sunday evening said, “Of the 638 samples tested at Zoram Medical College laboratory on Friday, one sample was found to be positive for COVID-19, while 416 samples were negative. Results of the remaining 220 were awaited.”

Meanwhile, from 15 samples tested with Truenat Lab at southern Mizoram’s Lunglei district, one tested positive for the virus. The result, however, is yet to be confirmed at ZMC laboratory, sources on Sunday said.

Eight patients, who tested positive on June 1, were discharged on June 19. The nine more recovered patients will likely be discharged on Monday.

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