Shillong (Meghalaya) , Sept 10 : 1 more Covid patient died in Shillong on Thursday morning taking the death toll in the state to 20 .
The patient was identified as Swastika Paul aged 38 years and hailing from Laban area of the city . The patient was brought death to Nazareth Hospital here this morning and was later found to be Covid positive . The patient had diabetes and hypertension .
Meanwhile , 99 fresh Covid cases were detected in the state on Thursday taking the total number of cases so far to 3,296 .
The active cases as of now stand at 1434 .
East Khasi Hills district reported 40 new cases were and all are general public , Ri Bhoi district reported 11 new cases which includes 8 from Armed Forces and 3 general public .
West Garo Hills reported 18 new cases and all are general public . East Jaintia Hills reported 27 new cases while West Garo Hills reported 18 new cases and all are general public .
West Jaintia Hills , West Khasi Hills , South West Garo Hills reported 1 case each .
A total of 19 patients were discharged today after full recovery .