4 fall to COVID on Wednesday

Shillong, Sept 21: Meghalaya recorded four more COVID-19 related deaths today taking the number of fatalities in the state to 1,385.
The Director of Health Services (MI) Dr Aman War today informed that the two deaths were reported from East Khasi Hills district and 1 each from Ri Bhoi district and West Jaintia Hills district.
Dr War said the state has also detected 166 new COVID-19 cases. These include 97 in East Khasi Hills, 42 West Khasi Hills, 10 West Jaintia Hills, 4 West Garo Hills, 3 East Jaintia Hills, 2 South West Khasi Hills, 1 East Garo Hills and 1 South West Garo Hills.
Dr War also informed that 172 persons have recovered from the viral infection. Of these, 60 are from East Khasi Hills, 41 West Jaintia Hills, 31 Ri Bhoi, 16 West Khasi Hills, 14 South West Khasi Hills, 4 West Garo Hills, 3 South West Garo Hills, 2 East Jaintia Hills and 1 North Garo Hills.
So far, a total of 79,983 COVID-19 cases have been detected in the state out of which 1,868 are active cases, 76,730 recovered while there have been 1,385 deaths.
With 881 active COVID-19 cases, East Khasi Hills, which includes state capital Shillong, is the worst affected district in the state, followed by West Khasi Hills with 403 cases and West Jaintia Hills 270.
There are 143 in Ri Bhoi, 90 South West Khasi Hills, 29 West Garo Hills, 27 East Jaintia Hills, 10 East Garo Hills, 6 North Garo Hills, 6 South West Garo Hills and 3 South Garo Hills.