173 fresh COVID-19 positive cases confirmed in Meghalaya, two more succumbs

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Shillong, Nov 20: Two more COVID-19 patient died in Meghalaya, taking the fatality count in the State to 106, while 173 more persons tested positive for COVID-19, taking the number of active cases to 888 on Friday .

84 new recoveries has been reported today, taking total number of recovered patients to 10,158.

According to the Health department , of the fatality reported , two from East Khasi  Hills succumbs to deadly virus.

Deceased patients details as follow :

1. Limos S Majaw, 77 yrs/M, Pynthorbah, Shillong, EK Hills.
Covid Positive on 16-11-2020 and admitted in Dr. H Gordon Robert’s Hospital.
Expired on 19-11-2020 at 12.04 PM.
Diagnosis: Covid 19 with ARDS with Hypertension with Hypothyroidism with Moderate Anaemia.

2. Dr Paitbha Syngkon, 66 yrs/M, Panaliar Jowai, WJ Hills.
Covid Positive on 19-11-2020 and admitted in Woodland Hospital at 11 PM.
Expired on 19-11-2020 at 11.50 PM.
Diagnosis: Covid 19 Pneumonia with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Hypertension with CAD.

Fresh 173 COVID-19 positive cases were 97 from East Khasi Hills district (High risk- 43,Armed Force/Paramilitary Force – 05,ILI Case – 03,Happy Valley Cluster – 02,Health Worker – 07,Jail Road Cluster – 01,Lumparing Cluster – 01,Madanrting cluster- 02,Mawlai Kynton Massar Cluster – 01,Mawlai Nongkwar Cluster – 01,Mawlai Umthlong Cluster – 11,Nongmynsong Cluster – 01,Nongrim Cluster – 01,Nongthymmai Cluster – 04,Police Personnel – 01,Returnee – 06,Rilbong Cluster – 03,SARI Case – 01 and Umpling Cluster – 03), 60 from West Garo Hills district (High risk- 18,Cherangre Cluster – 24,ILI Case- 01,Dobasipara – 02,Screening Purpose – 02,Returnee – 01 and St Peter School – 12), 08 South Garo Hills district (High risk- 01,Police Personnel- 01 and Siju Damikgittim Cluster – 06), 04 ILI case from East Jaintia Hills district, 02 from East Garo Hills district ( high risk- 01 and Returnee – 01), o1 from Ri Bhoi district (Armed Force/Paramilitary Force) and 01 from South West Garo Hills District (Armed Force/Paramilitary Force).

Fresh 84  COVID-19  recovered cases were 19 from East Khasi Hills district (High risk- 03,Armed forces/ Para-military- 01,Health worker- 01,ILI Case – 02,Laitumkhrah Cluster – 06,Returnee- 06,Rynjah cluster- 01 and SARI Case – 01), 41 from Ri Bhoi district (High risk- 02 and NEPA Cluster – 39), 10 from East Jaintia Hills district (High risk- 08,Factory Cluster – 01 and Returnee – 01), 04 from South Garo Hills district (SARI Case – 01 and Health worker- 03), 04 West Garo Hills district (High risk- 03 and Screening Purpose – 01), 03 from South West Garo Hills district (High Risk – 02 and Police Personnel – 01) and 01 each high risk from South West Khasi, North Garo Hills and  East Garo Hills district.

 

Till date, the State has registered 11,152 COVID-19 cases, of which 888 are active,106 deceased and 10,158 have recovered.