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Mizoram: Four more test positive for COVID-19; total cases rise to 121

The DIPR said the new patients, aged 24-30, are from Aizawl. They are asymptomatic and under quarantine, it added.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 16 Jun 2020, 6:02 am

(PHOTO: Twitter/@dipr_mizoram)
(PHOTO: Twitter/@dipr_mizoram)

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Mizoram surged to 121 as four more fresh cases, one male and three females, were confirmed late Monday, official sources said.

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Taking to Twitter, Mizoram DIPR said that the new cases were among the 705 tested for COVID-19. Of them, three were Delhi returnees while one has returned from Maharashtra, the DIPR said.

The DIPR said the new patients, aged 24-30, are from Aizawl. They are asymptomatic and under quarantine, it added.

"From 705 samples, 4 new COVID19 cases (m- 1, f- 3) confirmed last night (15.6.2020), taking the tally to 121 in Mizoram. 3 are returnees from Delhi while 1 has returned from Maharashtra. They are all from Aizawl District, asymptomatic, between ages 24-30, under quarantine," the DIPR tweeted.

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Of the total 121 COVID-19 positive cases reported in the state, 120 cases are active, the DIPR said. The state's first COVID-19 patient has recovered and has been discharged from hospital.

Mizoram is yet to register any COVID-19 related death till date.

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First published:16 Jun 2020, 6:02 am

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