Shillong, Aug 26 : Meghalaya reported 49 new COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday , taking active cases to 1168.
In East Khasi Hills district, 32 new cases were reported (02 from Armed force/Para military and 30 civilians) ,01 in Ri Bhoi district , 09 in East Garo Hills district, 07 in West Garo Hills district (06 from Armed force/Para military and 01 civilian).
Out of 1168 active cases, in East Khasi Hills 822 ( 287 Armed force/Para military and 535 civilians). In west Khasi Hills District 43 cases , in Ri Bhoi district 78 ( 07 Armed force/Para military and 71 civilians) , in West Jaintia Hills district 03 , East Jaintia Hills district 12, West Garo Hills district 172 ( 102 Armed force/Para military and 70 civilians), in South West Garo Hills district 01, South Garo Hills district 12 ( 10 Armed force/Para military and 02 civilians), East Garo Hills district 12 and North Garo Hills district 13.
Meghalaya recorded 42 new recoveries, total number recovered 874 .
The total COVID 19 cases so far recorded in the state 2,050. Which includes eight deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported so far.