There were just 82 new cases of Covid-19 recorded in East Khasi Hills today, the lowest figure since April 18 and the first time it has dipped below 100 since April 27.
Meanwhile, there were another 421 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Meghalaya, along with 341 recoveries and three fatalities (the lowest since May 6).
The seven-day rolling average for East Khasi Hills now stands at 147.14.
The good news ends there, however, with the other 10 districts of Meghalaya adding a combined 339 new cases today, which took the rolling average to 312.43, which is the highest it has been this month.
Ri-Bhoi reported 65 new cases, West Jaintia Hills 60, West Garo Hills 56, South West Garo Hills 42, East Garo Hills 41, North Garo Hills 30, East Jaintia Hills 19, South West Khasi Hills 12, South Garo Hills nine and West Khasi Hills five.
The 341 recoveries were split between West Garo Hills (94), East Khasi Hills (88), Ri-Bhoi (38), South West Khasi Hills (27), North Garo Hills (21), South West Garo Hills (15), East Garo Hills (15), West Khasi Hills (14), South Garo Hills (13), West Jaintia Hills (12), East Jaintia Hills (four).
One fatality each was added to East Khasi Hills, Ri-Bhoi and East Jaintia Hills’ figures.
There are now 4,273 active Covid-19 cases in the state. East Khasi Hills alone accounts for 1,377 active cases, West Garo Hills 607, West Jaintia Hills 588, Ri-Bhoi 527, East Garo Hills 249, North Garo Hills 219, South West Garo Hills 207, South West Khasi Hills 194, South Garo Hills 132, West Khasi Hills 98 and East Jaintia Hills 75.
In all, Meghalaya has had 45,976 Covid-19 cases, of which 4,273 are active, 40,915 have recovered and 788 have died from the virus. The recovery rate has declined to 88.99 percent. The fatality rate dropped to 1.71 percent. The seven-day rolling average for new cases has decreased to 459.57 and has dropped for new deaths to 5.43.