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Meghalaya on January 15 reported 162 new cases of COVID-19 increasing the number of active cases to 991.

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The state reported 69 recoveries from the viral infection taking the number to 83,666 on January 15, health officials said.

Meghalaya has so far registered 86,147 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 1,490 cases of fatality.

The most pandemic-hit East Khasi Hills, which includes state capital Shillong, recorded 121 new COVID-19 cases on January 15.

Of the 12,85,327 samples tested for COVID-19 in the state till January 15, 11,99,180 tested negative for the virus, the COVID-19 dashboard reflected.

On the other hand, 32,105 healthcare workers have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 29,237 have been administered with the second dose while 3,485 took the precautionary third dose.

Governor Satya Pal Malik, who is a senior citizen, was administered with the third precautionary dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 in the Raj Bhawan here on January 15.

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