Mizoram logs 112 new cases

Aizawl, Apr 23 (PTI)
Mizoram reported 112 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 2,26,702, a Health Department official said on Saturday.
The State did not report any new COVID-19 death for the third consecutive day on Saturday and the toll remained at 694, he said. The fresh cases were detected out of 858 samples tested with a single-day positivity rate of 13 per cent.
Mizoram currently has 672 active COVID-19 cases, while 2,25,336 people have recovered from the disease so far, the official said. The COVID-19 recovery rate is now 99.39 per cent and the death rate is 0.30 per cent.
On Friday the North Eastern State had reported 91 new COVID-19 cases.
A total of 19.15 lakh samples have so far been tested for COVID-19. Over 8.43 lakh people have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine till Thursday, according to the Health Department.