AIZAWL- At least 880 more people, including 166 children, tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 57,522, a health department official said on Sunday.
The death toll rose to 212 as three fresh fatalities due to the infection were reported during the period, he said.
At least 166 children, six health professionals and a Border Security Force jawan were among the new patients, the official said.
Aizawl district reported the highest number of fresh cases at 386, followed by Mamait at 138 and Lunglei at 118.
The daily positivity rate was at 8.32 per cent as the new cases were detected from 10,575 sample tests.
Eight new patients have travel history, while the remaining 872 were found to have locally contracted the disease, the official said.