Meghalaya reports one new COVID-19 death, toll rises to 148

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Shillong, Feb 8 (PTI) Meghalaya's COVID-19 death toll rose to 148 on Monday, as a one-month-old baby girl succumbed to the infection, health department officials said.

The baby was admitted to hospital on February 5 and her mother had also tested positive for COVID-19, Health Services director Aman War said.

The state also reported only one COVID-19 case during the day, pushing the tally to 13,886, War said.

Meghalaya now has 134 active COVID-19 cases, the health services director said.

He said three patients were cured of the infection during the day, taking the total number of recoveries to 13,604.

A total of 3.46 lakh samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far in the state, War added. PTI JOP RG RG