7 more persons have tested positive for COVID19 in Meghalaya. 1 from Ri Bhoi, 6 from Shillong (5 BSF personnel and 1 returnee from Guwahati).
Total Active Cases 36
Total Recovered Cases 43
Earlier, Meghalaya reported four more COVID-19 cases on July 4th, 2020 taking the state’s total to 66.
“The patients were high risk contacts of a COVID-19 patient, who is presently in Assam and have tested positive for the same in Ri Bhoi District,” Chief Ministrer Conrad Sangma stated.
Meghalaya and the Northeast
Assam has the highest COVID-19 cases in Northeast India followed by Tripura. Meghalaya has the lowest cases in the region.
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India COVID-19 cases so far
India recorded the highest-ever daily spike of 24,248 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 697413 lakh. The death toll is now 19693, as per data released by the Union Health Ministry. Active cases in India stand at 253287 while 424433 have been cured or discharged so far.
Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross 6 thousand deaths. It has recorded 206619 corona cases with 111740 cured, 8822 deaths, and 86057 active cases. The western state is followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Delhi has corona 99444 cases with 71339 cured, 3067 deaths, and 25038 active cases. Tamil Nadu has 111151 positive cases with 62778 cured, 1510 deaths 46863 active cases. Gujarat with 36037 COVID-19 cases, so far, has 25892 have been cured, 1943 deaths, and 8202 active cases.
With rising cases in the Northeast, Meghalaya continues its fight against Covid19 pandemic.
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