COVID-19 has claimed two lives in Mizoram within just 4 hours.
An 82-year-old man, hailing from Thakthing Veng in Aizawl, succumbed to COVID-19 on Sunday.
The deceased person also had co-morbidity.
The person passed away at the Zoram Medical College near Aizawl in Mizoram at 1:00pm.
On the other hand, another 87-year-old man hailing from Aizawl’s Bethlehem Vengthlang also died of COVID-19 on Sunday.
The person was diagnosed with COVID-19 on April 29 and succumbed to the virus at ZMC on Sunday at 3:50 pm.
With these new death cases, Mizoram’s COVID-19 death toll has mounted to 18.
Meanwhile, 169 new COVID-19 cases were also detected in Mizoram through-out Saturday.
Mizoram’s active cases tally is now closing in on the 2000-mark.
Mizoram currently has 1951 active COVID-19 cases.
Mizoram capital city – Aizawl accounts for the maximum number of active COVID-19 cases.
There are a total of 1368 active COVID-19 cases in Aizawl, Mizoram.
A 7-day “total lockdown” in Mizoram will come into effect from 4 am of Monday.
The Mizoram Government has decided to impose lockdown in the State to curb the spread of COVID-19.