Meghalaya COVID-19 death toll mounts to 1,392

A total of 151 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Meghalaya.


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Meghalaya on Sunday recorded one more COVID-19 related death, pushing the number of fatalities to 1,392 in the state. According to Director of Health Services (MI) Dr Aman War, the death was reported from West Jaintia Hills district.

Dr War said the state has also detected 151 new COVID-19 cases. These include, 66 West Khasi Hills, 61 in East Khasi Hills, 11 West Jaintia Hills, 9 Ri Bhoi, 2 East Jaintia Hills, 1 East Garo Hills and 1 West Garo Hills.

Dr War also informed that 218 persons have recovered from the viral infection.

Of these, 138 are from East Khasi Hills, 35 Ri Bhoi, 14 South West Khasi Hills, 12 West Jaintia Hills, 10 West Khasi Hills, 4 West Garo Hills, 3 North Garo Hills, 1 East Jaintia Hills and 1 South West Garo Hills.
So far, the state has detected a total of 80,789 COVID-19 cases out of which 1,877 are active cases, 77, 520 recovered and 1,392 deaths.

With 857 active COVID-19 cases, East Khasi Hills, that includes state capital Shillong, is the worst affected district in the state, followed by West Khasi Hills with 467 cases and West Jaintia Hills 221.

There are 193 in Ri Bhoi,74 South West Khasi Hills, 26 West Garo Hills, 23 East Jaintia Hills, 5 South West Garo Hills, 5 East Garo Hills, 3 North Garo Hills and 3 South Garo Hills.

 

First Published:Sept. 27, 2021, 8:28 a.m.

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