Eight more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the state’s overall tally to 657 on Friday.

Of the fresh cases, five were reported from Aizawl district, two from Lunglei district and one from Kolasib district.

The state now has 314 COVID-19 active cases while 343 people have recovered from the disease. The COVID-19 recovery rate is at 52.20 per cent.

Mizoram has not reported any death due to coronavirus infection till date.

According to the Health department, Aizawl district has reported the highest COVID-19 cases at 377, followed by Lunglei district (105), Siaha (26), Champhai (16), Kolasib (70), Serchhip (10), Lawngtlai (24), Mamit (21), Khawzawl (3), Saitual (4) and Hnahthial (1).