Spike in COVID cases continues


​Total Covid 19 cases- 7,037

Total active cases- 2,371

Recovered- 4,606

Died- 60


The number of COVID-19 cases continued to witness an upward trend with 270 persons testing positive to the virus on Tuesday. One more succumbed to the virus taking the total fatalities to 60. A total of 115 patients recovered from the viral infection today.

With this the total number of cases in Meghalaya as on today stands at 7,037 while 2,371 are active cases, while 4,606 persons so far recovered.

Director of Health Services (MI), Dr Aman War said out of 270 people, 195 from East Khasi Hills district, 26 from West Garo Hills district, 03 from North Garo Hills district, 06 from  East Jaintia Hills district, 19 from Ri Bhoi district , 07 from South west Garo Hills, 10 from  West Jaintia Hills, 02 from East Garo Hills district and 01 each from  West Khasi Hills and South West Khasi Hills district.

So far, swab samples of 1,63061 persons have been sent for testing out of which 1,56024 samples tested negative and entrants 44554.