Mizoram reports 178 fresh cases of COVID-19

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Mizoram on August 11 reported 178 fresh infections of COVID-19 taking the total number of active cases in the state to 870.

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A health department official said that August 11’s number is 43 more than the previous day but there was no fatality.

The tally increased to 2,34,700 and the toll remained at 715, the official said.

Aizawl district reported the highest number of fresh cases at 40, followed by 31 in Lunglei district and 30 in Siaha district, he said.

The single-day positivity rate dipped to 16.38 per cent from 25.30 per cent on the previous day as the fresh cases were detected from 1,087 samples tested on August 10.

He said, 218 people were discharged from various COVID-19 care centers on August 11 increasing the total number of recoveries to 2,33,115.

The state has tested more than 19.60 lakh samples for COVID-19 so far.

A total 16,83,007 doses of COVID vaccines, including 8,72,679 first doses, 7,32,414 second doses and 77,914 precaution doses have been administered so far till August 10, according to the state health department.

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