Mizoram reports 5 more Covid-19 cases, total rises to 22

Mizoram has registered 5 more Covid-19 cases on Friday, taking the tally of cases in the Northeast Indian state to 22.

Mizoram reports 5 more Covid-19 cases, total rises to 22
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Mizoram has reported 5 more Covid-19 cases on Friday, taking the tally of cases in the Northeast Indian state to 22.

One patient, a 50-year-old pastor who was the first case reported in Mizoram, has been discharged so far. The surge in the Covid cases in Mizoram can largely be attributed to the return of stranded citizens from other parts of the country after the easing of restrictions on inter-state travel.


 

As per the mizoram health department's data, 1,03,552 persons have been screened in the state so far, out of which 145 persons have been isolated.