Shillong, Jul 11: The COVID-19 curve in Meghalaya continues to climb steadily with 76 fresh cases on Saturday.
With 76 persons individual tested positive, total active cases in the State now, which shot up to 215 so far.
76 more individuals have tested positive for #COVID19 in Meghalaya.
Total Active- 215
Total Recovered- 45
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) July 11, 2020
In total the state recorded 312 COVID 19 cases which include 45 persons who have recovered and 2 have succumbed to the virus. The state recorded the first death on April 15 when renowned physician Dr John L. Sailo Ryntathiang passed away after he was tested positive on April 13.
The death of an 8 months old baby boy from Arunachal Pradesh at NEIGRIHMS on July 7 has added the state’s tally to 2. The baby was brought to NEIGRIHMS for treatment of an ailment but he was tested positive for COVID 19 and succumbed to the infection.