111 new COVID-19 cases, one death reported in Meghalaya

111 new COVID-19 cases, one death reported in Meghalaya

Mizoram Mizoram

At least 111 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Monday, which pushed the tally to 6,820, while one more fatality raised the toll in the state to 59.

East Khasi Hills, of which state capital Shillong is a part, continues to be the worst-affected district with 72 fresh cases.

Also Read: By polls to three Manipur assembly seats on November 7

Ri Bhoi accounted for 19 new cases, followed by East Jaintia Hills at 10, East Garo Hills at six and West Garo Hills District at two. One each was recorded in South West Garo Hills and South West Khasi hills.

Altogether 98 patients have been cured of the disease on Monday, increasing the total number of recoveries to 4,491.

Meghalaya currently has 2,270 active cases.

As many as 1.6 lakh samples have been sent for COVID- 19 examination so far.

Readers like you make Inside Northeast’s work possible

To support our brand of fearless and investigative journalism, support us HERE.


The Inside Northeast app HERE for News, Views, and Reviews from Northeast India.

Do keep following us for news on-the-go. We deliver the Northeast.          

Edited By: Admin
Published On: Oct 06, 2020