It is difficult for anyone to associate COVID-19 with any sort of pleasantries as this deadly infectious disease has been the leading cause of death and misery for millions around the globe.
Despite all the sufferings and negativity inflicted by the pandemic, it is hard to imagine how one can even find an ounce of optimism in troubled times like these.
Today's story is about a squad of COVID frontline warrior who has brought smiles on the faces of people, mostly those who have been devastated by the second wave of the novel coronavirus.
The official Twitter handle of the Chief Minister of Mizoram, Zoramthanga, on the 9th of May, uploaded a video of a COVID-19 disinfectant squad who tried their best to cheer up a COVID-19 affected family after completing their task.
In the video, two fully geared-up members of the disinfectant squad can be seen dancing and displaying playful gestures in an attempt to woo the COVID-19 stricken family, trying to light up their spirit in grave times such as these. This joyous incident occurred in Aizawl city, the capital of Mizoram.
Aizawl accounts for the highest number of active COVID-19 cases at 1578.
In the last 24 hours, there have been two cases of COVID-19 induced fatalities reported from Mizoram, further pushing its death toll to 28.
Mizoram, on the other hand, reported 239 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the number of COVID-19 positive patients in Mizoram to 9068.
Meanwhile, in Mizoram, a total of 6932 individuals have recovered from COVID-19.
To flatten the COVID-19 transmission curve, the absolute lockdown imposed in Aizawl and other district headquarters from May 10 has been extended for another 7 days.
According to a government order released on Friday, the current complete lockdown, which was set to end at 4 a.m. on May 17th, has been prolonged until 4 a.m. on May 24th.