Meghalaya records two more Covid-19 fatalities

Meghalaya records two more Covid fatalities

Shillong, Apr 29: The state on Friday recorded two more Covid-19 fatalities taking the number of deaths since the pandemic started in Meghalaya to 171.

According to health authorities one death was recorded in East Khasi Hills district and another in South Garo Hills district.

Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman War informed that the first death recorded was that of one Barasha Rani Das 22 year-old female and a resident of Assam.

She was admitted to North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences Hospital, Shillong on April 28 and she expired on the same day at 1.10 pm.

Her cause of death was Type I Respiratory Failure with SLE with Dilated Cardiomyopathy with Hypothyroidism and Covid 19 positive.

The second death recorded was that of one Dhaneswar Debarma 35 year-old male of Khowai Hatkata Bazar, Tripura.

A coal exporter, his temporary address was at Gasuapara, South Garo Hills.

The deceased was brought dead to Dalu CHC on April 29 at 1.30 pm, his sample was taken and tested positive for Covid 19.

Dr. War also informed that till Friday, a total of 1,80,518 citizens of Meghalaya has been vaccinated.