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Mizoram reports 23% COVID positivity rate, new cases at over two-month high

Aizawl, July 5: Mizoram on Tuesday reported 138 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day spike in over two months, a health official said.
The toll rose to 706 as a 94-year-old man from Aizawl died on Monday, he said.
The new cases were detected after testing 595 samples, recording a positivity rate of 23.19%. On Monday, it was 22.12% with 48 cases being detected, he said.
The Northeastern state now has 368 active cases.
The state has so far recorded 2,29,348 COVID-19 cases. Of them, 2,28,274 patients have recovered, including 48 people in the last 24 hours. (PTI)