Mizoram

Mizoram reports highest single-day spike of 240 COVID-19 cases

AIZAWL-  Mizoram on Wednesday reported the highest single-day spike of 240 COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 8,035, an official said.

The COVID-19 death toll in the state rose to 23 as a 44-year-old man from Aizawl district succumbed to the disease at the Zoram Medical College on Tuesday night, he said.

Of the 240 fresh cases, Aizawl district reported the highest cases at 183, followed by Serchhip and Kolasib districts, which reported 20 and 14 cases respectively.

The remaining cases were reported from Lunglei, Saitual, Siaha, Lawngtlai and Khawzawl districts.

Forty-three personnel of Assam Rifles, eight Border Security Force (BSF) jawans and two healthcare workers were among the newly infected people, he said.

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