52 new cases in Meghalaya, 31 of them civilians

Shillong, Jul 24: Health Minister AL Hek on Friday said that 52 cases were detected today which includes 47 from East Khasi Hills of which BSF 9, armed forces 7 and others 31. In other districts West Jaintia Hills 3 and East Jaintia Hills 2.

Giving out the total, Hek informed that there are 495 total active positive case, East Khasi Hills has 419 out of it which includes 287 BSF, others 111, armed forces 21. 

Ri Bhoi has 41, East Jaintia Hills 4, West Jaintia Hills 8, West Garo Hills 15, South West Garo Hills 4 East Garo Hills 1, North Garo Hills 1. He further informed that 

total recovered is 87 and deceased five.

He further informed that samples sent for testing is 22401, negative 21085, results awaited 730 and the number of entrants registered so far is 23706.