Mumbai: An official said on Friday that at least eight people, including a 6-year-old girl, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Mizoram.
He said that out of eight new cases, five were registered from Aizawl district, two from Lunglei district, and one from Kolasib district.
The official said the girl had contracted the virus from a COVID-19 patient in the state, adding that the other seven persons had returned from outside.
The state now has 314 COVID-19 active cases as 343 people have recovered from the disease.
The official said that the recovery rate of COVID-19 in the state is 52.20 percent.
Mizoram has not reported any deaths due to COVID-19 to date.
According to the Health Department, Aizawl district recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 377, followed by Lunglei district (105), Siyaha (26), Champhai (16), Kolasib (70), Seership (10), Lawngtlai (24). ), Mamit (21), Khwazwl (3), Saitual (4), and Hnahthial (1).
Siaha, Mamit, and Khawzawl districts are now COVID-19 free, as all coronavirus patients in the three districts have recovered from the disease.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there were 64,553 new coronavirus viruses and 1,007 deaths in India in the last 24 hours.
The country’s coronavirus count has increased to 2,461,191, including 661,595 active cases, 1,751,556 discharges / migrations and 48,040 deaths.