Covid fatalities cross 700 mark

Shillong, June 10: The death count in the state due to Covid-19 crossed the 700-mark after 10 persons succumbed to the viral infection today.
According to the Director of Health Services (MI) Dr Aman War, 6 deaths were reported in East Khasi Hills district and 2 each in West Jaintia Hills district and East Jaintia Hills District.
The state has also recorded 603 new Covid-19 cases and with this, the total number of active cases stands at 5,015.
Dr War said the new cases include 226 in East Khasi Hills, 74 West Jaintia Hills, 63 West Garo Hills, 62 South West Khasi Hills, 32 West Khasi Hills, 29 East Garo Hills, 28 North Garo Hills, 26 East Jaintia Hills, 26 Ri Bhoi, 23 South Garo Hills and 14 South West Garo Hills.
He also informed that 427 patients have also recovered from the viral infection during the past 24 hours.
Of these, 210 are from East Khasi Hills, 80 South West Khasi Hills, 67 Ri Bhoi, 19 West Jaintia Hills, 13 West Garo Hills, 9 South West Garo Hills, 9 North Garo Hills, 8 East Jaintia Hills, 5 East Garo Hills, 4 West Khasi Hills and 3 South Garo Hills.
So far, a total of 40,586 Covid-19 cases have been detected in the state out of which 5,015 are active cases, 34,867 recovered while there have been 704 deaths.