Meghalaya reports 72 COVID-19 recoveries & 60 new cases

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Shillong, Nov 4 (PTI) Meghalaya on Wednesday reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases as 72 were cured of the disease while 60 new infections pushed the tally to 9,801, a senior health department official said.

The total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the state rose to 8,752 with the 72 new recoveries on Wednesday, Health Services Director Aman War said.

Of the 60 new COVID-19 cases, 25 were reported from East Khasi Hills district, East Jaintia Hills (13), East Garo Hills (7), West Garo Hills (6), West Jaintia Hills (4), two cases each in Ri Bhoi District and South West Garo Hills and West Khasi Hills (1) case, he said.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases in the state has risen to 959, War said.

Ninety people have died so far due to COVID-19 infections in Meghalaya.

A total of 2.05 lakh samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the state so far, he added. PTI JOP RG RG