Spike in cases: Meghalaya records 109 new COVID-19 cases

SHILLONG, Sep 3: Meghalaya on Thursday saw a spike in COVID-19 cases recording 109 new cases, health authorities informed. With the new cases, the total active ones in the state is now 1220.

According to Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman War, out of the 109 new cases East Khasi Hills recorded, the most with 78 (armed and paramilitary forces – 10 and others – 68), West Garo Hills – 15 (armed and paramilitary forces – eight, others – seven), Ri-Bhoi – 13, South Garo Hills – two and West Jaintia Hills – one. 

Dr. War informed that out of the 1220 active cases, East Khasi Hills recorded 833 cases (armed and paramilitary forces – 173, others – 660), West Garo Hills –  121 (armed and paramilitary forces – 75 and others – 46), Ri-Bhoi –  84 (armed and paramilitary forces – eight, others – 76), East Garo Hills – 83, West Khasi Hills – 44, East Jaintia Hills – 23, South Garo Hills – 21 (armed and paramilitary forces – 11 and others – 10), North Garo Hills – five, South West Garo Hills – three and West Jaintia Hills – three. 

The number of recoveries recorded on Thursday are – 75, East Khasi Hills – 58 (armed and paramilitary forces – 38 and others – 20), West Garo Hills – 12 (armed and paramilitary forces – 11, others – one), North Garo Hills – four and West Khasi Hills – one. 

The number of samples sent for testing till date are – 93817, the samples which tested negative are – 90516 and results awaited are – 675.

The number of people who entered the state till date are – 33009.