Meghalaya registers 305 new COVID-19 cases, six more fatalities


Shillong: The COVID-19 caseload of Meghalaya on Sunday mounted to 41,906 after 305 more people tested positive for the virus, a senior health official said.

During the past 24 hours, six patients have succumbed to the infection, taking the coronavirus death toll to 733, Health Services director Aman War said.

Among the fresh fatalities, 4 were reported from East Khasi Hills, and 1 each from East Jaintia Hills and West Garo Hills districts, he said.

At present, there are 4,623 active coronavirus cases in Meghalaya.

As many as 547 people have recuperated from the infection, taking the total number of recoveries in the northeastern state to 36,550.

Over 6.24 lakh samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far, he said.

Till Saturday, a total of 5.01 lakh people have been inoculated in Meghalaya, War said. PTI