Active cases in Meghalaya drops below 1000

SHILLONG, Nov 3: Meghalaya on Tuesday recorded 63 new COVID-19 cases and 101 persons recovered bringing down the number of active cases to 971.

According to Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman War 19 cases were recorded in East Khasi Hills, 11 in Ri-Bhoi, eight in East Jaintia Hills and West Jaintia Hills, six in West Garo Hills, four in West Khasi Hills, three in East Garo Hills, two in South Garo Hills and one each in North Garo Hills and South West Garo Hills.

Dr. War also informed that of the 101 new recovered cases, 40 were recorded West Khasi Hills, 23 in West Jaintia Hills, 11 in East Garo Hills and Ri-Bhoi, seven in East Khasi Hills, five in West Garo Hills, three in East Jaintia Hills and one in North Garo Hills.

The Director of Health Services also informed that till date a total of 204462 samples have been sent for testing out of which 194721 came out negative. A total of 54532 persons have entered the state.

Dr. War also informed that Meghalaya so far has recorded 9741 confirmed cases out of which 8680 have recovered, 971 are active and 90 persons have so far died of the virus.

He also said that the state has 44 containments zones till date and the case fatality rate was 0.92.