146 new COVID 19 cases in Meghalaya


The total number of COVID-19 active cases stand at 1,238 as the state recorded 146 new cases on Friday.

Director of Health Services (MI) Dr Aman War said the new cases include 115 in East Khasi Hills district, 20 in Ri Bhoi district, 4 each in West Jaintia Hills district and West Garo Hills district and 3 in East Jaintia Hills district.

Out of the 38 recovered COVID-19 patients, Dr. War said, 34 are from East Khasi Hills district and 4 from East Jaintia Hills district.

So far, the state has detected a total of 15,631 COVID-19 cases out of which 1,238 are active cases, 14,236 recovered and 157 deaths.

The East Khasi Hills district tops the list of districts in positive cases with 894 active cases followed by West Jaintia Hills with 132 cases and Ri Bhoi district with 117 cases.

Among the other district, 32 cases reported in East Jaintia Hills, 28 in West Khasi Hills, 22 in West Garo Hills, 10 in South West Khasi Hills, 1 in South Garo Hills, 1 in East Garo Hills, and 1 in North Garo Hills.

On the other hand, of the 4,45,913 persons who have tested for COVID-19 in the state as on date, 4,30,282 were tested negative for the virus even as 222 persons are in institutional quarantine and 1,016 under home quarantine.

There are 1,09,764  entrants from outside the state.