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One more BSF jawan tests COVID-19 positive in Meghalaya

This development has been reported at a time when several from the BSF stationed in Meghalaya have been infected with the COVID-19 virus

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Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: Meghalaya has registered 2 more cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 9. After the detection of these fresh cases, the number of cured patients stand at 45 and the active cases in the state stands at 54.

It has been reported that out of the 2 fresh cases, one is a Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, while the other is a civilian from the Ri Bhoi district that borders Assam.

"Two more persons tested positive for COVID19. One from BSF and one civilian from Ri Bhoi", Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma's late-night tweet read.

India's coronavirus count increased to 7,42,417 on Wednesday as it recorded a rise of over 22,000 COVID-19 cases in a single-day, even as the recovery rate further improved to over 61.5 percent, according to Union Health Ministry data.

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