2 death due to organ failure as a result of COVID-19: NEIGRIHMS Director

Shillong, July 19: In an unfortunate incident, the state recorded two COVID-19 deaths today.

NEIGRIHMS Director Dr. P Bhattacharyya informed Shillong Mail that the one patient, identified as Banteilang Rapthap passed away at 1:30 am and another patient, a BSF personnel passed away at 3 am.

Dr. Bhattacharyya said that the late Banteilang had tested negative in his RT-PCR test before his death, however, he had several organ failures as complications from the virus.

The BSF jawan was already in a critical state when he was admitted to the hospital, the NEIGRIHMS Director informed.

He said that the jawan also had multiple organ failures and was already on ventilator. reports third Covid-19 death