Shillong(Meghalaya), May 2 : Meghalaya would soon be the sixth COVID-19-free state out of the eight states in northeast India as the state’s 10 of the 11 corona patients tested negative .
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said here that out of the 11 active cases, 10 were retested and their swab samples were found to be negative.
“The second test of the 11th patient has come out negative and within 24 hours, another testing would be done and if that also comes out negative, the patient would be declared recovered,”
The report of the 11th active #COVID__19 case has also come out negative. The retest report is awaited.
CM Conrad in a fb post said ,the two positive cases who are hospitalized at Civil Hospital, Shillong have tested negative in two consecutive tests done after 14 days of isolation. They are now categorized as recovered.The report of the 11th active #COVID__19 case has also come out negative. The retest report is awaited.
The state had a total of 12 COVID-19 positive cases out of which 11 were active until Thursday and the first patient , a doctor, died.
Most of the positive cases are either family members or private hospital’s staff.