Shillong: Meghalaya reported 11 new COVID-19 fatalities, the highest single-day deaths, pushing the toll in the state to 210, a senior health department official said on Sunday.

Of the 11 deaths reported on Saturday, seven were from East Khasi Hills district, three from West Jaintia Hills and one from Ri-Bhoi district, the official said.

The COVID-19 caseload in the state rose to 19,302 as 375 more people tested positive for the infection on Saturday, Health Services Director, Aman War said.

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The state now has 2,678 active COVID-19 cases, while 16,414 patients have recovered from the disease, he said.

Meghalaya has so far tested 4.59 lakh samples for COVID-19, he said.

A total of 2.75 lakh people have been inoculated in the state so far of which 67,904 people have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, War said.

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