According to the data shared by the information and public relations, Mizoram on its Twitter handle, while 5 new positive cases were confirmed at the laboratory of Zoram Medical College and 3 other cases were confirmed during Rapid Antigen Test.
Meanwhile, 8 patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from different Covid Care Centres in Mizoram on Saturday after they tested negative.
While 1 patient was discharged from the Dedicated Covid-19 Health Centre (DCHC) in Kolasib district, 7 other patients were discharged from the Covid Care Centre, Zokhawsang.
After the release of the 8 more COVID19 patients, the number of total discharged patients in Mizoram has increased to 296.
Mizoram currently has 270 active COVID19 cases.
— DIPRMizoram (@dipr_mizoram) August 8, 2020
With 48,900 patients discharged in the last 24 hours, India’s total recoveries from COVID-19 has reached 14,27,005.
The recovery rate, on a steady upward rise, stands at 68.32%.
The active cases, which are the actual caseload for India, stand at 6,19,088 on Saturday.
The deadly disease has claimed the lives of 43,518 people in India so far.