Meghalaya records four Omicron cases, three recovers, one active

‘Covid-19 cases in the state could be upto 25 times the numbers recorded’

Shillong, Jan 5: Meghalaya Director of Health Services (DHS), Dr. Aman War on Wednesday informed that the State has so far recorded four Omicron cases since the fifth that of a minor boy from Assam has been transferred to that State.

Dr. War informed that the boy and his family entered Meghalaya on December 21 and were tested at the Umling entry point on the same day.

“But half way due to important work at home they returned back without reaching Shillong. They never stayed at Langkyrding since they went back even before reaching Shillong,” the DHS said.

He also informed that of the four Omicron cases, three have recovered.

Two of those who have recovered are from Saiden village of Ri-Bhoi district.

“In course of home isolation they have recovered and they are now doing normally,” Dr. War said.

According to him, the returnee from Qatar and a resident of ARC Happy Valley in Shillong has also recovered.

She came from Qatar tested positive on December 29 and her report (Omicron positive) was received yesterday. She was initially isolated at home but later she was shifted to a Corona Care Center and will be sent home tomorrow,” the DHS said.

Dr, War informed that at present there is one Omicron active case, that of a female in Laitumkhrah.

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