According to a health bulletin, Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally increased to 1,46,045 on Monday, with 518 more people testing positive for the infection, compared to 385 the day before.
The death toll from the coronavirus in the northeastern state increased to 561 after three more patients, including a Myanmarese, succumbed to the infection, according to the report.
The new cases were found in 2,694 samples, yielding a single-day positivity rate of 19.23%.
It said Champhai district had the most new cases, with 216, followed by Aizawl (110) and Mamit (108).
There are currently 4,612 active cases in the state, with 1,40,872 people recovering from the disease, including 270 in the last 24 hours.
The COVID-19 patients’ recovery rate was 96.45%, with a mortality rate of 0.38 percent. COVID-19 has been tested on over 15.40 lakh samples in the state so far.
Dr. Lalzawmi, the state’s chief immunisation officer, said that more than 7.46 lakh people, including 13,775 teenagers, had been vaccinated as of Saturday.
She added that out of the 7.46 lakh people, 5.94 lakh have been fully vaccinated.
-When using PTI inputs.