Meghalaya had become COVID-19 free on May 18 after all infected persons recovered
Shillong: After a day of being COVID-19 free, Meghalaya recorded a fresh positive COVID-19 case on Tuesday. The resident of Garo hills had returned from Chennai.
Taking to Twitter Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma said, "One of the persons from Garo Hills, who came back from Chennai in the second batch has tested positive for COVID -19.. the person is asymptomatic and has been in institutional quarantine in Tura. We are monitoring the situation."
Sangma has urged the citizens not to panic and to handle the situation with the utmost care and responsibility.
"We need to take care of elderly people and people with comorbid conditions. Asymptotic and young people are recovering from this by observing isolation," added Sangma.