Mizoram reports 1,819 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

Swab collection for COVID-19 rapid test
Swab collection for COVID-19 rapid test | file photo

Mizoram reported 1,819 fresh COVID-19 cases on January 30, 323 less than the previous day, pushing the state’s tally to 1,71,686, a health department official said.

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The death toll due to COVID-19 complications rose to 601 as two more persons, one each from Aizawl and Lunglei districts, succumbed to the virus, he said.

Of the new cases, Aizawl district reported the highest number of 1,160 infections, followed by Mamit (163) and Lunglei (132).

The single-day positivity rate dipped to 26.38 per cent from 27.32 per cent the previous day, he said.

The Northeast state now has 14,811 active cases, while 1,56,274 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

Mizoram has conducted 16.66 lakh sample tests for COVID-19 thus far.

According to state immunisation officer Lalmuanawma Jongte, over 7.94 lakh people have been inoculated till January 29.

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