AIZAWL: The COVID-19 recovery rate of Mizoram is lower than the national recovery rate.
On this matter, the Mizoram Health department source gave its own reason saying that the “recovery rate of Mizoram is lower than the national record because the state government follows strict discharge protocols”. Elucidating it, the Health department said COVID-19 patients are discharged only when they are declared fully recovered by those doctors treating the patients.
However, the Health department source said that the state government will soon notify new discharge protocols.
According to the COVID-19 status update, Mizoram’s recovery rate as recorded on September 21 was 63.22 per cent, while the national average rate of recovery stands at 79.68 per cent.
Interestingly, there is not a single COVID-19 fatality case in Mizoram.
Meanwhile, the state recorded 7 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Monday. Among the fresh cases, there are 4 locally transmitted cases. This update took the COVID-19 tally in the state to 1,585.
According to an official report, a total 1,469 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the fresh cases included 4 from Aizawl district, 2 from Lawngtlai district and 1 case from Mamit district.
The report then said that 5 fresh cases are asymptomatic. The report also informed that the state has 583 active cases of COVID-19 1002 cases have recovered from the disease.
The report then updated that 62,228 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in Mizoram till date.