Among the newly sick persons were around 150 youngsters, he said. There were also two more deaths reported by the state, up to 125. 234 instances were confirmed in the Zoram Medical College (ZMC) RT-PCR lab for new infections and 510 cases found by rapid antigen trials, and the remainder 63 by TrueNat tests.
After the 7,436 test samples, the positive rate was 10,85%. The new cases were detected.
The district of Aizawl has the highest number of new cases in 550 cases, followed by Lunglei in 103 cases, Kolasib in 56 cases and Lawngtlai in 17 cases, Mamit in 13 cases and Champhai in 13 cases (20).
13 of the newly appointed patients have a history of travelling, while during contact tracking 537 were identified as COVID-positive.
The remaining 257 patients have yet to be determined, he said. 443 have symptoms of the new patients.
There are currently 6,482 active cases in the state, while 21,688 people, including, Monday’s 325, have recovered. For COVID-19 patients the recovery rate is 76.64 per cent