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Mizoram reports two fresh cases

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AIZAWL, June 12 - Mizoram on Friday reported two COVID-19 cases, taking the State�s tally to 104.

�Of 176 samples tested on Thursday, two turned out to be positive, including that of a woman. They are aged 23 and 22 years and were under institutional quarantine since they returned to the State,� Health Minister R Lalthangliana said.

There are 103 active cases in the State, including 52 women. The first patient of the State, who was tested positive on March 24, had already recovered on May 9.

Meanwhile, curfew has been clamped at Edenthar neighbourhood of Aizawl after it came to light that a resident of the locality came in close contact with a COVID-19 patient.

Mizoram reverted to total lockdown on June 9 for two weeks following a sudden spurt in the number of coronavirus cases.

A driver from Edenthar had ferried an official of a construction company engaged in restoration of an area affected by sinking of land at Hunthar area here. The official, who had been staying at a hotel here, tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.

The local task force on COVID-19 of Edenthar imposed curfew in the area on Thursday and put the driver and his family under home quarantine.

A local task force member said the company official arrived in Mizoram on June 2 by road. He was picked up by the driver at Vairengte near the inter-State border with Assam.

The company official was quarantined at a hotel in Aizawl since his arrival but the local driver was not under quarantine, putting his family members and others at risk.

The local task force member said the swab samples of the driver and his family members would be tested.

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Mizoram reports two fresh cases

AIZAWL, June 12 - Mizoram on Friday reported two COVID-19 cases, taking the State�s tally to 104.

�Of 176 samples tested on Thursday, two turned out to be positive, including that of a woman. They are aged 23 and 22 years and were under institutional quarantine since they returned to the State,� Health Minister R Lalthangliana said.

There are 103 active cases in the State, including 52 women. The first patient of the State, who was tested positive on March 24, had already recovered on May 9.

Meanwhile, curfew has been clamped at Edenthar neighbourhood of Aizawl after it came to light that a resident of the locality came in close contact with a COVID-19 patient.

Mizoram reverted to total lockdown on June 9 for two weeks following a sudden spurt in the number of coronavirus cases.

A driver from Edenthar had ferried an official of a construction company engaged in restoration of an area affected by sinking of land at Hunthar area here. The official, who had been staying at a hotel here, tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.

The local task force on COVID-19 of Edenthar imposed curfew in the area on Thursday and put the driver and his family under home quarantine.

A local task force member said the company official arrived in Mizoram on June 2 by road. He was picked up by the driver at Vairengte near the inter-State border with Assam.

The company official was quarantined at a hotel in Aizawl since his arrival but the local driver was not under quarantine, putting his family members and others at risk.

The local task force member said the swab samples of the driver and his family members would be tested.

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