19 new cases push Meghalaya's COVID-19 tally to 13,525

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Shillong, Jan 6 (PTI) Meghalaya's COVID-19 tally rose to 13,525 on Wednesday as 19 more people tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said.

Fourteen more people have been cured of the disease, taking the total number of recoveries to 13,230, he said.

East Khasi Hills district reported the highest number of new cases at 12, followed by West Jaintia Hills district (six) and Ri-Bhoi (one), Health Services Director Aman War said.

The state now has 154 active coronavirus cases, of which 116 are in East Khasi Hills district, he said.

A total of 141 patients have succumbed to the infection so far, War said.

The state administration has so far conducted over 3 lakh COVID-19 tests, he added. PTI JOP ACD ACD