Shillong (Meghalaya), Aug 3 : 9 more Covid patients succumbed to their infections in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 1,118 .
5 deaths were reported East Khasi Hills while 1 cases each was recorded in East Jaintia Hills,South West Khasi Hills, West Garo Hills and West Jaintia Hills.
According to official sources , 556 new cases were detected on Tuesday with East Khasi Hills on the top with 198 cases .
A total of 816 patients were also discharged today .
The active cases now stand at 5,574.