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One more tests positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya

A returnee from Haryana tested positive for Novel Coronavirus in Meghalaya on May 28, taking the total number of active cases to eight in the state, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma tweeted.

A health official said a girl has been admitted in Tura Civil Hospital at West Garo Hills district.

Meghalaya has recorded 21 COVID-19 cases, of which 12 have recovered, one died and eight patients are under treatment.

All the positive cases were recent returnees to the state – two from Tamil Nadu and five from Delhi-Haryana.

Several other residents of Meghalaya, who had been stranded in other states due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown, are expected to reach the state over the next few days.

The first positive case was detected on April 13, but the patient, who was a doctor died just after two days after detected with the virus.


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