Shillong, Dec 28: Meghalaya on Monday recorded more recovered cases than fresh one, health authorities informed.
According to Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman War, the state recorded 30 new recoveries and three fresh cases.
Dr. War informed that the number of active cases is now 199 and the total recovered cases stands at 13042.
Of the 30 persons who recovered from the virus, 26 were recorded in East Khasi Hills (armed/paramilitary forces – seven and others – 19), three in East Garo Hills and one in South West Garo Hills.
Of the three new cases – two were from East Khasi Hills and one from East Garo Hills.
East Khasi Hills remains the most affected with 140 active cases of which 11 are from the armed/paramilitary forces and 129 are civilians.
The Director of Health Services also informed that the total number of persons tested till date for COVID-19 was 2, 89, 092 out of which 2, 75, 713 tested negative for the virus.
Dr. War also informed that the number of entrants from outside Meghalaya till date is 76, 926.
He also informed that the state has 15 containment zones and the case fatality rate is 1.03 percent.