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Meghalaya: Armed Forces personnel tests COVID-19 positive; 5 active cases

An Armed Forces personnel has been tested positive for the lethal COVID-19 in Shillong in Meghalaya, state Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma informed. The patient has a travel history to Bihar.

With this, the total number of COVID-19 cases has gone up to 48; of which 5 are active cases and 43 have been cured and discharged in the state so far.

Also read: Meghalaya: Assam returnee tests positive for COVID-19, tally reaches 47

Meghalaya and the Northeast

Assam has the highest COVID-19 cases in Northeast India followed by Tripura.

StatesCasesCured/ DischargedActive casesDeath
Assam6919424726609
Manipur10753936820
Mizoram145301150
Tripura132510552691
Meghalaya484351
Arunachal Pradesh172421290
Sikkim8639470
Nagaland3751622130
Data based on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India COVID-19 cases so far

India recorded the highest-ever daily spike of 18,552 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 5 lakh. The death toll is now 15,685 with 384 new fatalities, as per data released by the Union Health Ministry. Active cases in India stand at 189463 while 285637 have been cured or discharged so far.

Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross 6 thousand deaths. It has recorded 152765 corona cases with 79815 cured, 7106 deaths, and 65844 active cases. The western state is followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Delhi has corona 77240 cases with 47091 cured, 2492 deaths, and 27657 active cases. Tamil Nadu has 74622 positive cases with 41357 cured, 957 deaths 32308 active cases. Gujarat with 30095 COVID-19 cases, so far, has 22030 have been cured, 1771 deaths, and 6294 active cases.

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