Meghalaya COVID related deaths reach 122

The total number of COVID-19 related death cases in Meghalaya has risen to 122 on Tuesday, with a fatality rate of 0.98 percent.

In the past 24 hours, two more COVID-19 related fatalities were recorded in the state.

Regarding new cases, the state recorded 98 cases of the disease. The state also recorded 113 recoveries.

Of the new cases, 73 were reported from East Khasi Hills, 11 from West Garo Hills, eight from Ri-Bhoi, three from South West Garo Hills, two from East Jaintia Hills and one from East Garo Hills.

Six health workers tested positive in East Khasi Hills, alone with one in Ri-Bhoi. In East Khasi Hills there were also nine new cases in Mawlai Nongmali, five in Mawlai Phudmuri and two each in Mawprem, Mawdiangdiang, Madanrting and Langkyrding. Ten returnees also tested positive for the virus in the district along with three in Ri-Bhoi. Two cases were also transferred to South West Garo Hills from West Garo Hills while two migrated from West Garo Hills to Assam.

Of the recoveries, 63 were reported in East Khasi Hills, 39 in West Garo Hills, four in East Jaintia Hills, three in South West Garo Hills, two in Ri-Bhoi and one each in East Garo Hills and West Jaintia Hills.

In all, Meghalaya has had 12,410 Covid-19 cases, of which 602 are active, 11,686 have recovered and 122 have died from the virus. The recovery rate is 94.17 percent.

The Health Department also informed that around 2,100 Covid-19 tests were carried out in the past 24 hours.


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