Mizoram: 789 COVID-19 positives in state, 418 active cases

Mizoram: 789 COVID-19 positives in state, 418 active cases

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Mizoram now has 789 COVID-19 cases with 371 discharged cases with 471 active cases with 0 deaths.

Total LockDown announced in Mizoram Capital Aizawl (Aizawl Municipal Area) for 4 days. Starting from 16.08.2020 till 21.08.2020, 4:30 a.m.

The first case of the COVID-19 pandemic in India was reported on 30 January 2020, originating from China. Slowly, the pandemic spread to various states and union territories including the state of Mizoram. The first case was recorded in this region on 24 March 2020.

Mizoram has a COVID-19 sample testing laboratory at Zoram Medical College, it also procured 1,000 testing kits from Assam Medical College. The state government also sanctioned over Rs 2 crore from Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF) for the purchase of 10 Trunenat machines.

Also read: Mizoram: Total lockdown in Aizawl for 4 days from 16th August

The state government has also stated that it has over 7,800 rapid or anti-body test kits for COVID-19 received from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

More than 1900 youths who have returned from different parts of the country have lost their jobs due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus in Mizoram. Over 40,000 construction workers were provided assistance of Rs 3,000 each by the Mizoram government due to the lockdown.

On 4 August, Mizoram crossed the total cases tally of 500.As on this date, the total number of cases in Mizoram was 501. There are 219 active cases and 282 have recovered.

As of 13 August 2020, the total number of cases is 649, which includes 306 active cases and 343 recoveries.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Aug 17, 2020