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The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Mizoram on Friday crossed the 1,000 case mark, while Tripura surpassed the 10,000-mark.

Mizoram, however, is the only state in India where there is no death reported so far due to the contagious virus.

According to Mizoram health and family welfare department officials, with 29 more cases detected in the past 24 hours, the tally went up to 1,003 while 514 people have recovered from the disease.

Of the 1,003 Covid-19 positive cases, including 175 women, 33.33 per cent belong to Central Para-Military Forces and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

After Assam, Tripura with 10,417 Covid-19 positive cases become the second most affected state among the eight northeastern states.

With 93 deaths due to the coronavirus, Tripura’s mortality rate is 0.89 per cent against Assam’s 0.28 per cent.

In Tripura, 7,037 people recovered from the disease while there 3,284 active cases as on Friday night.


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