Mizoram reports 173 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 7,796

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Published: May 11,2021 12:59 PM
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Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally rose to 7,796 on Tuesday as 173 more people, including nine policemen, who had returned from West Bengal after election duty, have tested positive for the infection.

May 11, 2021: Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally rose to 7,796 on Tuesday as 173 more people, including nine policemen, who had returned from West Bengal after election duty, have tested positive for the infection, an official said.



Three each of Border Security Force (BSF) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans and over 20 children have also tested positive for Covid-19, the official said.



Of the 173 fresh COVID-19 cases, 142 were reported from Aizawl district, Khawzawl (9), Lunglei (8), Saitual (5), Siaha (3), two cases each from Champhai and Mamit districts and one case each was reported from Kolasib and Lawngtlai districts, he said.



While 29 patients have travel history, the rest were found to have locally contracted the infection.



Fifty-nine patients have developed symptoms of COVID- 19 and the rest 114 are asymptomatic, he added.