Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

Mizoram logs 99 fresh COVID-19 cases

Mizoram on Friday reported 99 new COVID-19 cases, 14 more than the previous day, taking the state's tally to 2,27,336, a health official said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 696 as no new fatality was reported since Thursday,

COVID 19 vaccination (photo for representational purposes only) PTI photo

The single-day positivity rate increased to 10 percent from 7.49 percent the previous day, as the new cases were detected from 990 samples tested. Mizoram currently has 744 active COVID-19 cases, while 2,25,896 people have recovered from the infection, including 85 people on Thursday.

The COVID-19 recovery rate now is 99.36 percent, and the death rate is 0.30 percent. According to state Immunisation officer Lalmuanawma Jongte, over 8.47 lakh people have been inoculated till Thursday.