SHILLONG: Meghalaya on Sunday recorded 19 new cases while 27 persons recovered from the viral infection, informed Director of Health Service (MI), Dr. Aman War on Sunday. On the other hand, East Khasi Hills is the most affected district with 113 cases. The district administration has extended night curfew in view of the pandemic. The curfew will be effective between 11 pm and 5 am from January 11 to 17.
As on Sunday, three districts — South West Khasi Hills, South West Garo Hills and East Garo Hills district remained free from the viral infection. As on date, the State has 155 active cases and the number of recovered patients has surged to 13,313. On the other hand, the State has so far recorded 143 deaths. The Director of Health Services further informed that of the 19 new cases – 16 are in East Khasi Hills, two in West Jaintia Hills and one in West Garo Hills. Of the new cases detected in the State, two are police personnel. Of the 27 recovered cases, 26 were reported from East Khasi Hills (Armed & paramilitary forces: three civilians: 23) and one from West Garo Hills.
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