Meghalaya: 2 more deceased from COVID-19, death toll at 4

Meghalaya: 2 more deceased from COVID-19, death toll at 4

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Two more COVID-19 patients from Meghalaya succumbed to the virus at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences. This takes the tally of the deceased to 4 people.

The 4 dead so far includes:

The first death was recorded on April 15 when Dr John L Sailo Ryntathiang passed away. The seconds was an 8-month baby boy from Arunachal Pradesh. The recent two includes 1 from BSF Shillong and the other from Ri Bhoi district.

Also read: Assam records spike of 1117 COVID-19 cases, 515 in Guwahati alone

Meghalaya and the Northeast

Assam has the highest COVID-19 cases in Northeast India followed by the state of Tripura. Meghalaya has the 5th highest cases in the region.

StatesCasesCured/ DischargedActive casesDeath
Arunachal Pradesh6091754313
Data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India COVID-19 cases so far

India recorded the highest single-day spike of 38,902 cases and 543 deaths reported in India in the last 24 hours. The death toll is now 26816, as per data released by the Union Health Ministry. Active cases in India stand at 373379 while 677422 have been cured or discharged so far.

Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross 11 thousand deaths. It has recorded 300937 corona cases with 165663 cured, 11596 deaths, and 123678 active cases. The western state is followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Delhi has corona 121582 cases with 101274 cured, 3597 deaths, and 16711 active cases. Tamil Nadu has 165714 positive cases with 113856 cured, 2403 deaths 49455 active cases. Gujarat with 47390 COVID-19 cases, so far, has 34035 have been cured, 2122 deaths, and 11233 active cases.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jul 19, 2020