One more patient succumbs to COVID-19

Shillong, Aug 7: COVID-19 has claimed the life of another patient in Meghalaya on Friday.

With this, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 has gone up to six.

Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman War said that the patient, Pankaj Bhusal (45) expired at the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS).

“The death was due to Covid pneumonia and the deceased was also suffering from diabetes type II,” Dr War said.