Meghalaya records 53 new COVID-19 cases on Monday

SHILLONG, Aug 10: Meghalaya recorded another 53 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, health authorities informed. 

Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman Warr informed that of these East Khasi Hills district recorded 12 cases one is from the armed forces and 11 others are civilians, West Garo Hills recorded 39 cases out of which 29 are Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and 10 are civilians. 

Dr. Warr also informed that Meghalaya recorded eight recoveries on Monday out of which three are from East Khasi Hills and five from West Garo Hills taking the total recovered cases to 498.

The number of samples sent for testing till Monday afternoon are 41734 out of which 39785 turn out to be negative and the results of 834 samples are awaited. 

Meanwhile, till Monday, the state has recorded 611 active cases. East Khasi Hills has 428 cases out of which 91 are from the BSF, 268 are civilians and 69 are from the armed forces, West Khasi Hills has six cases, Ri-Bhoi 85, West Jaintia Hills 15, East Jaintia Hills six, West Garo Hills 65, South West Garo Hills, South Garo Hills and North Garo Hills two each.