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Mizoram News: Enough medicine to fight Covid, Governor for border calm, Nehru Yuva Kendra on August 15

Mizoram Health Minister Dr R. Lalthangliana reviewed the Covid-19 scenario in the state in a meeting on August 12. Officials told him that Mizoram is currently in a good state in terms of health infrastructure and medicines.



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Mizoram Health Minister Dr R. Lalthangliana reviewed the Covid-19 scenario in the state in a meeting on August 12. Officials told him that Mizoram is currently in a good state in terms of health infrastructure and medicines. It mentioned that the state has enough stock of Rapid Antigen Test, which will be sufficient for the next two weeks and Viral transport Medium for 5 months. Meanwhile the state will receive another consignment of RT-PCR test kits from ICMR, 20,000 more RNA extraction kits from Delhi and 1,000 RNA extractions are dispatched from Guwahati, they said. Testing of samples in Zoram Medical College, which was interrupted due to insufficient supply of test kits, is expected to get normal in the next few days.

Assam, Mizoram need to maintain calm along border: Governor Mishra

Newly-appointed Governor Dr B.D. Mishra has begun interacting with top officials of various departments at Raj Bhavan on August 12. The officials briefed the Governor on the current situation in the state, apart from the border issue with Assam. Mishra suggested routine engagements of Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police in the border districts frequently and said the states of Assam and Mizoram should maintain calm and avoid conflict at any cost. No bullets should be fired again in connection with this border dispute, he added.

The Governor also expressed his confidence in the success and effort made by the Government of Mizoram on containing the pandemic. However, he advised the Health Department to keep on improving the stocks of Oxygen and Covid-19 treatment medicines, ventilators, manpower, number of beds, dedicated Covid-19 hospitals, vaccinations and other Covid-19 fighting equipment. Lastly, he spoke on the critical importance of finishing the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project as early as possible further; he illustrated the importance of this project for Mizoram as it would serve as the only alternate lifeline other than the National Highway 306 and agreed to extend a helping hand, if required.

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Nehru Yuva Kendra Champhai’s plan ahead of August 15

Honouring the heroes of the freedom struggle and to mark the completion of 75 years of Independence, the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) of Champhai has started celebrating the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav involving various activities like organizing Cleanliness Fortnight from August 1 to 15.  The NYKS Champhai is also planning to organise FIT INDIA Freedom Run on August 14 both at district and village level strictly following all Covid appropriate behaviour. Meanwhile, Dinesh Jangid, District Youth Offficer, requested the youth, youth leaders, community leaders and Young Mizo Association leadership to encourage people to participate actively and make a mark of national honour, pride and unity stepping towards better, healthy and Fit India.

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Mizoram news: FIR lodges against Assam police, schools to re-open in covid free areas, four more covid 19 deaths

FIR registered on Assam police for allegedly stealing away the construction materials, more than 300 schools to reopen in covid free areas, covid 19 updates.



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A theft case has been registered on Sunday against Assam police at Mizoram Bairabi police station for allegedly stealing away construction materials belonging to Mizoram from the inter-state border area. According to Kolasib deputy Commissioner H. Lalthlangliana the Assam police personnel have entered Mizoram territory at Zophai area near Bairabi town in Kolasib district where the Assam police created problems with the workers and stole some construction materials, including iron rods, from the construction site. However, sources from Bairabi said that the construction materials were handed over to the workers by Assam police on Sunday. Meanwhile the DC also wrote to his Hailakandi counterpart on Saturday to take necessary action and told that the bridge construction was a government project to connect the main road with the paddy field belonging to Mizoram’s Chief Minister Ch. Chhunga. Lalthlangliana also added that bridge construction should not be linked with boundary issue. 


As per the new Covid-19 guidelines issued by the state government on 8 August the school education department has allowed to re-open over 300 schools for primary to higher secondary level in Covid-19 free areas outside the jurisdiction of Aizawl Municipal Corporation for the new academic session 2021-2022 following strict standard operating procedure.  Director of School education department James Lalrinchhana maintained that at least 376 schools in seven districts, including Aizawl district, have been allowed to re-open and more schools will be re-opened in the next few days. The director also told that the schools, which have been permitted to re-open, are mostly located in remote rural villages where internet connectivity is very poor. The re-opening of school in such villages has immensely helped students, who could not get good internet access. Online classes are still going on for schools in Covid-19 areas, he added. 

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According to department of information and public relations the state has reported four more Covid 19 deaths and 292 new positive cases in the last 24 hrs, pushing the tally increased to 52,472. The latest bulletin mention that 12 positive cases were found during TrueNAT test, 280 cases were detected by Rapid Antigen Test. The state currently has 5,982 active cases with 13.95% positivity rate, of which 27,110 Male and 25,362 female. The deadly virus has claimed 200 lives in the state so far.

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Mizoram News: New Governor’s pledge to the people, new ICU at civil hospital, medical equipment distributed

Brig.Dr.B.D.Mishra looking forward working with the society, civil hospital ICU to be ready soon, Medical equipments distributed to Serchhip District, 115 rehabilitation inmates tested positive.



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On Wednesday, the newly sworn 23rd Governor of Mizoram Brigadier Dr B.D. Mishra pledged to work for the progress and welfare of the people in the state. In a statement, Mishra said he is looking forward to working with all sections of society and strive together for the development of the state. “Even though Mizoram is a small state with numerous constraints and challenges the state are blessed with abundant resources, valuable peace and well-knit society, therefore the elected representatives of the people, the administrators, the bureaucrats, the farmers, the teachers, the manufacturers, to fully realize our immense potential in blazing the trail of development,” he said.


Amidst increasing positivity rate of Covid-19 in the state, Intensive Care Unit prepared by the Chief Minister and Health Minister to let the patients of Covid-19 to be looked after in ICU was visited by Dr ZR Thiamsanga, MLA, and Chairman of Covid19 Medical Operational Team. The officials said that as the patients of Covid-19 positive increases, the ICU in Zoram Medical College is full anytime and hence ICU in Civil Hospital needs to be ready soon. Thiamsanga while visiting the hospital told that Nurse and Grade IV for the new ICU will be recruited in an honorarium base.

Medical equipment for Covid-19 distributed in Serchhip

As the state faced its worst Covid-19 rate of infection, various associations and organisations under the initiatives of Deputy Commissioner Kumar Abhishek and through Corporate Social Responsibility has donated various medical equipment and on Wednesday the aid received from AIR Foundation and World Vision was handed over to Chief Medical Officer, Superintendent of Police, six 4Cs, 55 VLTFs and Quarantine Facility Caretaker at Serchhip DC Meeting Hall. It includes 30 OxygenCylinder, 21 Regulator, 30 Oximeter, 15 Nebuliser, 500 N95 Mask, 70 Thermometer and 700 Gloves were received from AIR Foundation. And 300 Mask, 50 Oximeter, 100 PPE set, 200 Face shield and Gloves were received from World Vision.

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New ICU at civil hospital to be ready soon in Aizawl

The health department official on Wednesday told that at least 115 inmates of a rehabilitation centre in Aizawl are among 863 people, have been diagnosed with Covid19 pushing the state’s tally to 46,320. The official’s state that 115 inmates of Operation Kingdom Ministry Home were found infected with the virus during a mass testing drive on Tuesday. The number of Covid-19 active cases now stands at 11,746, while 34,402 people have recovered from the infection, including 680 people on Wednesday. Mizoram has tested more than 6.95 lakh samples for Covid-19 till date.

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