A total of 46 samples from Meghalaya tested negative for COVID19 at the Barpeta Medical College Hospital in Assam on Thursday.
This has been confirmed by Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma.
The chief minister also clarified that a total of 46 samples were sent to Barpeta Medical College Hospital for conducting tests for COVID19 and not 43 as tweeted earlier.
Informing this on his Twitter handle at 2 pm on Thursday, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma said: “Total samples sent to Barpeta MC was 46 (not 43 as earlier tweeted) and all have tested negative.”
Total samples sent to Barpeta MC was 46 (not 43 as earlier tweeted) and all have tested negative.
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) April 16, 2020
In the morning on Thursday, the Meghalaya chief minister informed that 22 samples tested negative for COVID19 at Barpeta Medical College Hospital.
The chief minister tweeted at 9:55 am on Thursday: “22 more test conducted in Barpeta Medical College and all of them come out negative.”
Meanwhile, Dr. John L. Sailo Ryntathiang, the first COVID19 positive patient in Meghalaya, was laid to rest at the Riatsamthiah Presbyterian Cemetery on Thursday.
Informing this on his Twitter handle, the chief minister said: “Kindness is the need of the hour and our gratitude goes to the Riatsamthiah Presbyterian Church for their gesture. May his soul rest in peace.”