159 fresh cases of COVID-19 in Meghalaya, 74 persons recovered

Shillong, Sept 16: Meghalaya reported 159 new COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday , taking total active cases to 1902.

In East Khasi Hills district, 106 new cases were reported (Armed Forces/Para Military Forces: 09 and Others : 97), West Garo Hills 06, West Khasi Hills 02, East Garo hills 01, Ri Bhoi 08, East Jaintia Hills 34  and South west Garo Hills 02 .

Out of 1902 total active cases, in East Khasi Hills 1252 (Armed Forces/Para Military Forces: 244 and Others : 1008). In west Khasi Hills District 12 cases , Ri Bhoi district 160 (Armed Forces/Para Military Forces: 47 and Others : 113),South West Khasi Hills 05, West Jaintia Hills district 14, East Jaintia Hills district 237, West Garo Hills district 177 (Armed Forces/Para Military Forces: 65 and Others :112), South West Garo Hills district 10, South Garo Hills district 18, East Garo Hills district 03 and North Garo Hills district 12.

New recovered cases 74  were reported , East Khasi Hills 40, West Khasi Hills 04, East Garo Hills 15, North Garo Hills 01, West Garo Hills 12, South Garo Hills 02,  total recovered 2264.

The total COVID 19 cases so far recorded in the state is 4,195 which includes twenty nine deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported so far.