Shillong ( Meghalaya), April 11 : A total of 28 fresg Covid cases were detected in the state on Sunday taking the state tally to 14, 273 .
Among the new cases , 26 were detected in East Khasi Hills District while 1 case each was detected in Ri Bhoi District and East Jaintia Hills .
A total of 40 patients were declared recovered today .
The total cases now stand at 14, 273 with 189 active cases after 13 ,933 patients have been declared recovered . The death toll so far stands at 151.
Meanwhile ,in view of the prevailing situation concerning COVID-19 in the state and in order to put in place preventive and mitigation measures so the pandemic of COVID-19 is contained, reduced and eliminated in East Khasi Hills District and Meghalaya, the District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District in an order issued on today under Section 144 CrPC read together with Regulation 3 of the Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 has extended the Night Curfew in East Khasi Hills District with effect from 12th April, 2021 upto 18th April 2021 only for timings falling between 12:00 AM to 5:00 AM each day.