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Mizoram reports first Covid death in 6 months

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AIZAWL, May 2 (PTI): Mizoram reported its first Covid death in over six months, after an elderly man succumbed to the virus in Aizawl, an official said on Tuesday.

The 63-year-old man, who was infected with COVID-19, died at a private hospital here on Monday, he said.

The northeastern state had last registered a death owing to coronavirus on October 29, 2022.

According to a health department bulletin, 34 people tested Covid positive in the last 24 hours, raising the number of active cases to 78.

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So far, 2,39,086 people have contracted the virus and 727 have succumbed to it, while a total of 2,38,281 patients recovered from the disease.

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