Mizoram reported 520 new Covid19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s positive tally to 21,854 including 12,454 males and 9,400 females.

According to the Covid19 bulletin, released by the department of information and public relations, Mizoram, of the new cases, 177 were confirmed during RT-PCR test in Zoram Medical College (ZMC).

While 37 new cases were confirmed during TrueNAT tests, 306 cases were confirmed during Rapid Antigen Test.

In the last 24 hours, a total of 2,161 samples were tested in the RT-PCR laboratory of ZMC.

A total of 286 samples were tested at TrueNAT laboratories and a total of 3,354 Rapid Antigen Tests were done in the last 24 hours.

The state’s positivity rate stands at 8.96%.

The number of positive cases detected per 1,000 population was 20.

Mizoram reported no death due to Covid19 infection on Tuesday.

So far, a total of 18,026 people have recovered from the deadly disease.

Mizoram currently has a total of 3,730 active cases.

The deadly disease has claimed the lives of 98 in Mizoram so far.

Of the active cases, Aizawl has 2,724 cases, Lunglei – 261, Siaha – 74, Champhai – 21, Kolasib – 316, Serchhip – 44, Lawngtlai – 175, Mamit – 65, Khawzawl – 6, Hnahthial – 37 and Saitual district currently has 7 active cases.

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