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Fifty two new COVID-19 cases reported in Meghalaya today

Shillong, August 10, 2020 (MMP): In Meghalaya, 52 new COVID-19 cases, including 29 BSF personnel have been reported today taking the state’s tally to 1,1,114. Of the total 1,114 COVID-19 cases, 610 are active, as 498 people have recovered from the disease and six have died. The 52 new COVID-19 cases were reported from East Khasi Hills (11), Ri Bhoi (2) and 39 in West Garo Hills district which includes 29 BSF personnel, Director of Health Services, Aman War said. He said of the 610 active COVID-19 cases, 427 are in East Khasi Hills which also includes 160 personnel of various armed forces. Meanwhile, the state Health department has instructed all hospitals to have an officer-in-charge to ensure that health workers, who are undergoing quarantine, do not violate the protocols.    (MMP)

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