Shillong, Oct 6 (PTI) Meghalaya's COVID-19 death toll reached 60 with one more person succumbing to the disease on Tuesday, while 270 new infections took the tally to 7,037, a senior official said.
Health Services Director Aman War said that 115 patients were also cured of the disease, pushing the number of recoveries to 4,606.
The Northeastern state now has 2,371 active cases, he said.
East Khasi Hills district, of which state capital Shillong is a part, reported 195 of the fresh cases. The remaining 75 cases were registered in nine other districts.
Altogether 1.63 lakh samples were tested for COVID-19 in the state till date. PTI JOP NN NN