More than 14,000 people have been screened for coronavirus in various screening counters since early February in Mizoram, a health department official said.

A state health department official statement said a total of 14,648 people, who came from outside, were screened in various screening counters since February 2 after the state government set up screening counters.

The statement said that at least 7 screening counters have been set up in various parts of the state along the inter-state and international borders, including Lengpui airport.

Mizoram is bordered between Myanmar and Bangladesh, with which it shares more than 820 km unfenced international border.