Meghalaya today recorded 61 recoveries from Covid-19, with 32 new cases and no new fatalities from the virus.
Of the new cases, 21 were in East Khasi Hills, four each in West Garo Hills and West Jaiñtia Hills, two in Ri Bhoi and one in South Garo Hills. Those tested positive also include six armed force/paramilitary force personnel, four returnees and eight high risk contacts.
Among the positive cases, two are from Laban, four from Laitumkhrah and three in Mawprem.
The recoveries were divided between West Jaiñtia Hills (26), East Khasi Hills (23), West Garo Hills (six), South West Garo Hills (three), Ri Bhoi (two) and one in South Garo Hills.
In all, Meghalaya has had 13,221 Covid-19 cases, of which 557 are active, 12,531 have recovered and 133 have died from the virus.
The Health Department also informed that till date, swab samples of 2, 77,791 persons have been tested of which 2, 64,570 were found negative.
There are 73,914 entrants from outside the state.