Mizoram Government has urged the Centre to increase the supply of COVID-19 vaccine to the State.

Mizoram health minister Dr R Lalthangliana made this request to the Centre while attending the virtual interaction of Chief Ministers with PM Narendra Modi on the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive in the Country.

Dr R Lalthangliana, who spoke on behalf of Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga, talked about the present COVID-19 scenario and vaccination drive in the state and also the steps taken by the state government for successful containment of the pandemic.

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Mizoram at present has 15 active cases, while 4,417 people have recovered from the virus.

The state has so far tested 2,43,889 samples.

The COVID-19 death toll in Mizoram stands at 10.

Mizoram’s COVID-19 infection rate is 1.82 per cent against the country’s 4.99 per cent.

On the other hand, the State’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 99.44 per cent against the country’s 96.54 per cent.

The COVID-19 mortality rate of the state stands at 0.22 per cent against the national average 1.39 per cent.

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