According to the state health department 2,317 people were infected with malaria in 2020 alone. Out of this figure, three persons have died of the disease.
The Jal Shakti minister urged the CM to focus on taking up works immediately in a ‘campaign mode’ in 655 villages in the state reported to have existing piped water supply schemes.
An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolted Mizoram early Monday morning, causing damage to properties.
The tremor that damaged several structures and caused cracks in roads at several places of the state was also felt in Aizawl.
The ongoing lockdown in the state will lapse on June 22.