Meghalaya reports 51 new COVID-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities

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Shillong, Nov 14 (PTI) Meghalaya's COVID-19 tally rose to 10,632 on Saturday as 51 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

Two fresh fatalities pushed the northeastern state's coronavirus death toll to 100, Health Services Director Aman War said.

East Khasi Hills district, under which Shillong falls, reported the highest number of new cases at 24, followed by Ri-Bhoi (11) and West Garo Hills (seven), he said.

Sixty-three more people were cured of the disease, taking the state's recovery count to 9,518, the official said.

The state now has 1,014 active coronavirus cases, of which 291 are in East Khasi Hills district, he said.

Meghalaya has tested 2.19 lakh samples for COVID-19 so far, the official added. PTI JOP ACD ACD