The number of persons who recovered from COVID-19 in Meghalaya has gone up to 173 after 38 infected persons recovered on Monday, bringing down active cases from 562 to 543.
Informing this on Monday, DHS (MI) Dr Aman War said that out of 38 persons who have recovered, 26 are BSF personnel, and 12 others, taking the total recovered persons to 173.
Dr War said that 19 more positive cases were detected on Monday, out of which, 17 cases in East Khasi Hills district which include one BSF and one army and 15 civilians.
One new case each was also reported from East Jaiñtia Hills, and West Jaiñtia Hills district.
The number of active positive cases has come down to 543 on Monday.
The total cases in the state stood at 721, which include 543 active cases, 173 recovered, and five deaths.
Lockdown is being imposed in Shillong Agglomeration for three days from Sunday midnight to Wednesday midnight in order to contain the spread of Coronavirus and also help the health teams to complete the contact tracing of high-risk contacts of the newly infected people.