Shillong: Meghalaya”s COVID-19 tally rose to 11,704 on Saturday as 71 more people tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said.
One more patient succumbed to the infection, pushing the northeastern state”s coronavirus death toll to 111, Health Services Director Aman War said.
East Khasi Hills district, under which Shillong falls, has reported the highest number of new cases at 53, followed by West Garo Hills (nine) and Ri-Bhoi (three), he said.
Meghalaya now has 858 active coronavirus cases, War said.
As many as 129 more people have been cured of the disease, pushing the state”s recovery count to 10,735, the official said.
The state has tested 2.39 lakh samples for COVID-19 so far, he added. PTI