Meghalaya recorded a total of 36 active COVID-19 cases

Shillong: Meghalaya on Monday witnessed the highest spike of COVID-19 cases taking the total positive cases in the state to 80 (36 active, 43 recovered, 1 death).

Addressing the media, health minister AL Hek informed that eight positive cases were detected on Monday.

“Out of the 8 cases detected, 1 is from West Garo Hills District,1 from Ri Bhoi, 6 from East Khasi Hills District,” said Hek.

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Of the six fresh cases in East Khasi Hills, five were of BSF and one from a wedding attendee at Greenwood.

So far 21,846 samples have bee sent for testing out of which 21,223 have tested negative.

A breakdown of the 36 active cases in Meghalaya:

18 from East Khasi Hills–17 BSF and one wedding attendee.

12 from Ri Bhoi – 7 male and 5 female

2 from South West Garo Hills- both male

1 from East Jaintia Hills

3 from West Garo Hills– 2 male 1 female

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