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Meghalaya reports 6 new COVID-19 cases; all related to first case

At least 6 family members and ‘helpers’ of the first COVID-19 patient of Meghalaya, tested positive on April 15.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on April 15 tweeted that of the 68 tested, 6 are confirmed COVID-19 positive while 6 others are retested.

“Of the 68 tested so far, 6 have come out positive who are all family members & helpers of the first #Covid19 positive case. 6 other cases are being retested. All the rest of the cases are negative,” the chief minister informed.

Early on April 15, the first COVID-19 patient – a doctor working in Shillong – died of the disease.

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