95% of COVID positive cases are from Shillong only

Shillong, Jul 11: The CMO Meghalaya on Saturday in its press statement said that – More than 95% of cases that are presently active in the State are from Shillong.

               CMO Press Release 

In total the state recorded 283 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.