COVID 19- update 14 OCT.

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​Total cases- 7,991
Active cases- 2,339
Died- 70
Recovered- 5,582Meghalaya’s coronavirus tally has surged to 7,991 cases after a fresh spike of 153 cases of infections reported in the last 24 hours.
The state on Wednesday recorded two more deaths due to COVID-19 taking the toll to 70.
Two women that include 63-year-old Wanbet Rapsang of Mawlai Nongrum and 52-year-old Elmo Kharsati of Mawpryshong, Jongsha passed away at the Shillong civil hospital today, Director of Health Services (MI) Dr. Aman War said.
He said Rapsang was admitted to the civil hospital on October 13, after she was referred from Supercare hospital.
“She passed away at 7.30 am due to type-1 respiratory failure with COVID-19 pneumonia with ARDS, septic shock with hypertension,” he said.
Kharsati on the other hand was a cancer patient and was admitted to the hospital on September 7. “She ​​was tested COVID-19 positive on September 25 and expired at 7 am today. The cause of death was due to COVID-19 pneumonia with ARDS with cancer,” he said.
Meanwhile, With 176 new recoveries, a total number of recovery stands at 5,582. The total number of active COVID19 cases in Meghalaya now stands at 2,339.
Talking about active cases, the East Khasi Hills District tops the tally of the active cases as 1609 positive cases remain now, followed by Ri Bhoi district which 333, West Garo Hills 174. Amongst the other districts, West Khasi Hills 7, South West Khasi Hills 23, West Jaintia Hills 75, East Jaintia hills 10, South West Garo Hills 23, 37 in South Garo Hills, 24 in East Garo Hills, and 24 in North Garo Hills.
“To date, swab samples of 1,78, 894 persons have been tested of which 1,70,903 were found negative,” the senior medical official said.

There are 48,086 entrants from outside the state. There are 64 containment zones in the state, the case fatality rate stands at 0.82 percent.