Mizoram on Monday reported 541 new Covid19 cases, pushing the state’s positive tally to 71,381, a health department official said.
The number of new positive cases was comparatively less by 548 cases than the previous day, he said.
Mizoram also reported two more fatalities in the last 24 hours, which took the death toll to 238, he said.
The single-day infection rate also rose to 31% against 13.98% on Sunday as the fresh cases were detected from 1,744 sample tests, he said.
At least 123 children were among the newly-infected people, the official said, adding that all the new patients were found to have contracted the disease locally.
At least 379 patients have developed symptoms of Covid19, he said.
Mizoram now has 12,396 active cases while 58,747 people have recovered from the infection, including 572 people on Sunday.
The recovery rate among Covid-19 patients is 82.30% and the death rate is 0.33%.
The state has conducted more than 9.65 lakh sample tests till date.
According to state immunisation officer Dr. Lalzawmi, over 6.63 lakh people have been vaccinated till Saturday, of which 2.98 lakh have received full doses.