Shillong (Meghalaya), Aug 19 : A total of 49 new Covid cases were detected in the state of Wednesday morning taking the total number of Covid cases in the state so far to 1506.
The active cases as of now stand at 806 .
Among the new cases detected this morning 47 cases are from East Khasi Hills District of which 30 are general public and 17 are from BSF .
West Garo Hills reported only 2 cases and both are general public .
Meanwhile ,East Khasi Hills District Magistrate has ordered shutting down of market areas in certain parts of Police Bajar and G . S Road in Shillong for flouting health and safety protocols until further notice .
Today a total of 9 patients were discharged after complete recovery .