SHILLONG, Sep 25: A total of 285 COVID-19 patients recovered on Friday making it the highest single day recovery in Meghalaya. With this the number of recovered cases stands at 3343.
East Khasi Hills recorded 242 new recoveries (Armed Force and Para Military Force 33, others 209), Ri-Bhoi 21, West Garo Hills 10, North Garo Hills and West Jaintia Hills three each, South Garo Hills, East Jaintia Hills and South West Khasi Hills two each.
The State also recorded 80 new Covid-19 cases, with East Khasi Hills accounting for 45 (Armed Force and Para Military Force one, others 44), West Garo Hills 20 (Armed Force and Para Military Force eight, others 12), North Garo Hills nine, Ri-Bhoi and South West Garo Hills two each, East Jaintia Hills and West Jaintia Hills one each. The total active cases now are 1772.
Meanwhile, the number of samples sent for testing till date are 141237, out of which 1136079 samples tested negative.