With the detection of 7 more positive cases in Meghalaya on Sunday, the number of active COVID19 cases has risen to 562 in the state.
This has been confirmed by meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma in a tweet on Sunday.
According to the data on Meghalaya’s latest COVID19 status, shared by chief minister Sangma on his Twitter handle, out of the total active COVID19 cases in the state, 311 are Border Security Force (BSF) and other armed forces’ personnel.
Apart from the infected BSF and armed forces personnel, the number of other positive cases is 251.
A total of 135 other patients, who were earlier infected by COVID19, have been discharged from the hospitals after they tested negative for the virus.
The deadly virus has so far claimed the lives of 5 people in Meghalaya including an infant from Arunachal Pradesh.
Total Recovered : 135
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) July 26, 2020