Shillong (Meghalaya), July 31 : 20 new Covid cases were detected in the state on Friday taking the total number of cases in the state to 823.
However , the active cases stand at 603 after a total 215 patients were discharged after recovery . The state has recorded 5 deaths so far.
According to sources , a doctor from Shillong Bethany Hospital , 2 patients with semi – respiratory infections , a staff from R.P Chest Hospital , 1 patient from NEIGRIHMS, Shillong , 1 BSF personnel and 12 other from Armed Forces were tested positive on Friday .
South Garo Hills district recorded 1 positive case . The patient is a returnee from Mangalore .