70 test positive for COVID-19, active tally jumps to 1,028.


Total cases- 10,581
Active cases-1,028
Recovered- 9,455
Death- 98
With the total recovery cases nearing ten thousand in the state, 70 new positive cases reported on Friday pushing the number of active cases to 1,028.
The state has recorded 87 new recoveries in the last 24 hours, including 44 from East Khasi Hills, 18 West Jaintia Hills, 10 East Jaintia Hills, 8 West Garo Hills, 3 East Garo Hills, 2 North Garo Hills, 1 Ri Bhoi, and 1 West Khasi Hills.
According to the Health Department, the new cases include 31 from East Khasi Hills district, 19 Ri Bhoi district, 6 East Garo Hills district, 6 West Garo Hills district, 3 South Garo Hills district, 2 East Jaintia Hills district, 2 South West Garo Hills district and 1 West Jaintia Hills district.
The state has detected a total of 10,581 COVID-19 out of which 1,028 are active cases, 9,455 recovered and 98 deaths.
Of the total active cases, Ri Bhoi has 324 positive cases, East Khasi Hills has 270 that include 4 Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces and 266 civilians, West Garo Hills 114, East Garo Hills 104, West Jaintia Hills 64, East Jaintia Hills 56, South Garo Hills 31, West Khasi Hills 29, South West Garo Hills 25, North Garo Hills 10 and South West Khasi Hills 1.
“Till date, swab samples of 2,18,315 persons have been tested of which 2,07,734 were found negative,” the senior medical official said.
There are 58,328 entrants from outside the state.