WHO has declared the recent Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic, affecting 213 countries & territories as International Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In this context, Government of Mizoram has strengthened the surveillance and control measures against the disease. With the undertaking of State Government and approval of ICMR, COVID-19 laboratory in now functional at Zoram Medical College(ZMC), Falkawn. In wake of COVID-19 outbreak, the general public is advised to adhere to health advisories issued by the State Government. People at large should follow the cough etiquette and do frequent hand-washing with soap and water. All are reminded to continue to strictly follow social distancing measures and to refrain from organizing public events unless unavoidable. 

In view of the fact that there has been no local transmission in Mizoram at present, it is advised by the highest authority in the State to keep strict vigil on the borders-both interstate and international borders, with special focus on prevention on illegal entries.  Adherence to guidelines is a must during quarantine in order to prevent the spread of COVID 19. Those who have arrived from the COVID-19 affected countries/state should remain under home isolation for 14 days from the date of arrival in the state, even if they do not have any symptoms. They should contact the Help Line no.102(Toll Free)/0389-2323336/2318336 in case of any queries and for those who develop fever with cough or difficulty of breathing during this period.

STATUS OF STATE SURVEILLANCE OF COVID-19 (Time: 14.6.2020 5:00pm – 15.6.2020 5:00 pm)

S.No

Category

New added on

Date: 15.6.2020

Cumulative till

Date: 15.6.2020

1

Number of persons screened

559

112449

2

Number of persons in-facility quarantine

35

10044

3

Number of persons advised for home quarantine

20

8849

4

Number of Rapid Anti Body Test of India(RATI)

                        187

14250

5

Number of samples tested

682

4919

6

Number of samples tested positive

5

117

7

Number of Suspects hospitalized

7

222

8

Number of positive cases Hospitalized

5

117

9

Number of persons cured

0

1

                                                                                                

SD/-

Dr.Pachuau Lalmalsawma

State Nodal Officer(COVID-19)

Health and Family Welfare Department

Mizoram