Mumbai: More than twenty-one individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Wednesday, a Health Department official said, adding that the coronavirus tally reaches to 2,022.
Of the new cases, 11 were from East Khasi Hills district, 9 from East Garo Hills district, and 1 from Ri-Bhoi district, Health Services Director Aman War said.
War said the four patients had cured a total of 836 illnesses in the state.
He said that so far eight patients have suffered from infection. Currently, Meghalaya has 1,178 active COVID-19 cases.
The East Khasi Hills district, of which a part of the state capital, Shillong, has the highest number of active COVID-19 cases, 807 of which 285 are from the armed forces, followed by West Garo Hills (197) and Ri-Bhilai district comprises (78), said the war.
More than 76,000 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the northeastern state until Wednesday in the war.
Meanwhile, India’s novel coronavirus tally rose to 32.34 lakh on Wednesday with 67,151 more people testing positive for the infection, while the recoveries have surged to 24,67,758, the Health Ministry said.