COVID-19: Meghalaya records 48 new infections

SHILLONG, Oct 26: Meghalaya on Monday recorded more recoveries than new COVID-19 cases, the health authorities informed.

As per the health authorities report, Meghalaya recorded 48 new cases and 139 recovered of the virus.

With this there has been a substantial dip in the number of active cases with 1514 and the number of total recovered cases stands at 7471.

Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman War informed that of 48 new cases recorded today, 23 were from East Khasi Hills district, 14 in West Jaintia Hills, five (armed/paramilitary forces two and others three), three North Garo Hills and one each in Ri-Bhoi, South West Garo Hills and Souith West Khasi Hills.

The total number of persons tested for the virus till 2 PM today is 198343 of which 189277have tested negative.

Dr. War also informed that of the new recovered cases, 117 were from West Khasi Hills, 11 Ri-Bhoi district, six West Garo Hills, two each in North Garo Hills and South West Khasi Hills and one in West Jaintia Hills.

Till date, 9066 persons have tested positive for the virus out of which 81 have died of the virus, 7471 have recovered and 1514 are active.