The COVID-19 scenario in Mizoram continues to worsen with every single passing day. 

One more COVID-19 related death has been reported from Mizoram. 

With this fresh death case, the State’s COVID-19 death toll has mounted to 22. 

On the other hand, Mizoram on Monday reported the highest single-day infection rate of 8.10% as out of 904 samples tested 73 returned positive for COVID-19. 

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With the new cases, Mizoram’s COVID-19 positive tally increased to 7,623. 

Mizoram now has 1,847 active cases. 

Of the 73 new cases, Aizawl district reported 54 cases, 8 from Siaha district, 4 from Lawngtlai district, 1 from Lunglei district and 2 cases each were reported from Kolasib, Serchhip and Khawzawl districts. 

Eight patients have travel history while the rest 65 were found to have locally infected cases, the official said. 

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Meanwhile, 86 more people have also recovered from COVID-19 in Mizoram. 

This has taken the State’s recovery tally up to 5841. 

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