Shillong (Meghalaya ), Dec 15: One more Covid patient succumbed to her infections at the Civil Hospital here taking the death toll to 131 .
The patient has been identified as Basanti Das aged 54 years from Oakland area of Shillong.
She was admitted to Civil Hospital here after she was tested Covid positive on Dec 10 and passed away on Monday . The cause of her death was tongue cancer, which had metastasised, and Covid pneumonia.
On Tuesday , 66 new cases were detected in the state taking the total number of cases to 13 , 007 .
Among the new cases , 57 were from East Khasi Hills , 4 from West Garo Hills , 2 from East Jaintia Hills and 1 each from Ri Bhoi , South Garo Hills and South West Garo Hills .
A total of 128 patients were declared recovered today .