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14 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mizoram

At least 14 people, including six security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s tally to 1,548. Of the 14 new cases, eight were reported from Aizawl district, five from Lunglei, and one from the Serchhip district.

While six patients have no travel history and were diagnosed with COVID-19 during contact tracing, the remaining eight patients have returned from outside the state. Of the six security personnel testing positive for COVID-19, five are of Assam Rifles and one BSF jawan.

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There are 575 active COVID-19 cases in the state while a total of 973 people have already recovered from the virus. Of the 575 active cases, 136 are security personnel, 18 are Border Roads Task Force (BRTF) staffers, 14 are truck drivers and the remaining 407 are civilians.

As many as 59,016 samples have been tested for COVID- 19 till Friday.

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