66 recovered COVID-19 cases recorded in Meghalaya for the day
66 recovered COVID-19 cases recorded in Meghalaya for the day |Representational image

Meghalaya: 66 COVID-19 patients recover

East Khasi Hills District one of the worst coronavirus-hit district saw 54 recoveries. 39 were from BSF, 1 from army and 14 civilians

Princess Giri Rashir

Princess Giri Rashir

Shillong: Meghalaya on Tuesday saw 66 patients recovering from COVID-19, an improvement in the numbers. The total recovered cases now stand at 330.

The 66 cases are from East Khasi Hills District, South West Garo Hills, Ri-Bhoi and West Garo Hills. East Khasi Hills District which is the worst coronavirus-hit district, saw 54 recoveries. Thirty-nine were from the BSF, 1 from army and 14 civilians.

Tuesday recorded 15 new COVID-19 cases taking the total active cases in the state to 582.

Meanwhile, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma took to twitter to share the positive news.

Sangma tweeted, “#Meghalaya records highest single-day recoveries with 𝟔𝟔 people recovered from #COVID19. Wishing everyone speedy recovery.”

Out of the 582 total active cases, East Khasi Hills District has a total of 473 active cases (BSF - 189, Armed Forces – 60 and Others- 224).

West Khasi Hills has 5, Ri-Bhoi- 55, West Jaintia Hills -16, East Jaintia Hills -17, West Garo Hills -14 and South Garo Hills-2.

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