There were another two Covid-related fatalities reported in Meghalaya today, both of which were in East Khasi Hills.
That makes it 10 in the last seven days across the State, 22 in all this month and a total of 110 since April.
The fatality rate has risen to 0.97 percent in the State and to 1.31 percent in East Khasi Hills, which has accounted for 91 of the fatalities due to Covid-19 in the State.
The deceased were identified as Pramod Thakur and Albert Wann.
Thakur (46), of Madanrting, died of pulmonary tuberculosis with Covid pneumonia and Type 2 diabetes on November 20 evening at NEIGRIHMS.
Wann (33), a resident of Umpling, had been admitted to NEIGRIHMS after suffering a fall and subsequently tested positive. He died on November 20 evening after he was tested of raised intracranial pressure, subdural hematoma and Covid-19.
There were also 70 new cases reported today along with 99 recoveries.
Of the new cases 45 were in East Khasi Hills, 10 in West Garo Hills, five in South Garo Hills, four in South West Garo Hills, three in Ri-Bhoi and one each in East Garo Hills, North Garo Hills and West Jaintia Hills.
East Khasi Hills saw three cases in the Laitumkhrah cluster, four in Mawlai Mawdatbaki and four among returnees. There were another four new infections reported from the Cherangre cluster in West Garo Hills, while all five of those in South Garo Hills were found in Siju Damikgittim.
The new recoveries were split between Ri-Bhoi (29), East Khasi Hills (28), East Garo Hills (28), West Garo Hills (five), East Jaintia Hills (four), West Jaintia Hills (three) and South West Garo Hills (two).
After briefly topping the list of districts with the most active cases, Ri-Bhoi is now down to sixth with only 32 active remaining. That gives it a recovery rate of 97.28 percent, the second best in the state, behind South West Khasi Hills where all 51 infections detected have recovered.
There are now 894 active coronavirus cases in Meghalaya out of a total of 11,339. The total number of recoveries now stands at 10,335.
The Health Department also informed that around 1,500 Covid-19 tests were carried out in the past 24 hours.