Shillong (Meghalaya), Nov 2 : 71 new Covid cases were detected in the state on Monday taking the the state count to 9,678 .
Among the new cases , 36 were reported from West Jaintia Hills , 29 from East Khasi Hills , 2 each from West Garo Hills and Ri -Bhoi district and 1 each from East Garo Hills and North Garo Hills .
A total of 117 patients were declared recovered today .
As of now the state tally stands at 9,678 with 1,009 active cases after a total of 8,570 patients recovered . So far 90 people have died due to Covid -19 in the state .