Mizoram has the highest cumulative number of COVID-19 active cases among all Northeast states.
Mizoram reported a total of 71 deaths due to drug overdose in the period 2017-2019, while Assam and Arunachal Pradesh reported no OD deaths.
The Finance Ministry said the Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project signed with the World Bank will benefit people across all eight districts of Mizoram.
The National climate vulnerability assessment report pointed out that the highly vulnerable states require prioritization of adaptation interventions.
The number of COVID-19 active cases in Mizoram dipped to nine on Saturday.
Five more recoveries were recorded in Mizoram on Sunday.
Mizoram joined the nation in observing the National Voters’ Day on Monday.
No new COVID-19 case has been recorded in three districts of Mizoram - Hnahthial, Siaha and Saitual, since the recoveries of the active cases.
Of the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, 205 cases are active while 3,757 persons have recovered from COVID-19
On Thursday, Mizoram recorded seven new COVID-19 positive cases.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Mizoram is 3,823.
The government appealed to the people of Mizoram to avoid bursting crackers as pollution caused by such activities could exacerbate conditions of COVID-19 patients and people suffering from other respiratory diseases.
Mizoram Agriculture Minister C Lalrinsanga said that traders monopolise the prices of vegetables according to their wishes.
As the National Highway-306 is blocked over the Assam-Mizoram border tension, Mizoram decided to transport essential items from Manipur.
The home minister said the Mizoram government can withdraw its forces only when normalcy returns.
"COVID-19 No Tolerance Fortnight" to begin from October 26 in Mizoram.
The ban order of the Mizoram government follows the notification of Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, which directed states to ban these substances.
The MP said raising a Mizo regiment or Mizoram Rifles will be in the interest of national security as Mizoram is located in the international boundary.
Eight more persons were confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.
The Mizoram Home department said it had requested the Survey of India to facilitate a joint spot verification involving both the Mizoram and Tripura governments to resolve the dispute.
Mizoram now has 344 active cases and 1,759 recovered cases.
A total of 28 new COVID-19 positive cases were recorded on Tuesday.
Mizoram now has 499 active cases while the number of recoveries stands at 1,459.
The Health department said 27 Assam Rifles and 15 personnel of the Border Security Force (BSF) are among the fresh cases of the disease.
Mizoram remains one of the least COVID-19 affected states in the country.
A total of 32 people from Chite Veng are being treated at a makeshift centre in a church as well as in hospitals, sources said.
The latest earthquake occurred on Sunday morning in Mizoram.
A bike used by the two arrested persons has been seized, the police said.
The two new patients are from Aizawl. They returned from Assam recently.
According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 3:56 pm. The epicenter of the quake was said to be in Champhai district.
Twenty-nine people tested positive for COVID-19 in the state on Thursday.
According to the health department, one of the two jawans developed COVID-19 symptoms while the other is asymptomatic.
Of the 197 total cases recorded in the state, 133 cases have already recovered and discharged while only 64 cases remain active.
With the 22 new COVID-19 positive cases the total number of cases in Mizoram rose to 186.
The Jal Shakti minister urged the CM to focus on taking up works immediately in a ‘campaign mode’ in 655 villages in the state reported to have existing piped water supply schemes.
An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolted Mizoram early Monday morning, causing damage to properties.
The tremor that damaged several structures and caused cracks in roads at several places of the state was also felt in Aizawl.
Four more people tested positive for coronavirus in Mizoram since Monday.
Of the 107 COVID-19 positive cases reported in the state, 106 cases are active.
The materials included N95 masks, medical masks and other items.
Mizoram Health minister Dr R Lalthangliana said that the state government will set up a Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) soon.
The health department said that five of the fresh cases are Delhi returnees; three are Maharashtra returnees and one is a West Bengal returnee.
According to the Health department, three of the five fresh cases are returnees from Maharashtra while the remaining two are individuals had returned from Delhi recently.
Mizoram has now 88 cases of COVID-19 of which 87 are active.
Mizoram Health Minister Dr R Lalthangliana has said that the state government will set up a Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) soon.
On Sunday, a total of 244 samples were tested for COVID-19, of which eight have come out as positive, the DIPR said.
A beneficiary can receive the health insurance up to Rs 2 lakh cover in one year under the Mizoram State Health Care Scheme.
All the confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mizoram are returnees from outside the state.
With the first COVID-19 case, which was reported on March 24, recovered and discharged from the hospital, there are 21 active cases.
According to Mizoram Health minister Dr R Lalthangliana, all the 12 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 are asymptomatic.