Shillong (Meghalaya) , April 16 : Two more persons have tested positive of Covid -19 virus here .
Both are family members of the first patient Dr. John Sailo who succumbed to COVID- 19 on Wednesday morning at 2. 45 am.
Chief Minister , Conrad Sangma tweeted :
2 more cases have tested positive. Both are family members of the first patient.
With this 2 positive cases the current tally has gone up to 9 ( 8 active , 1 deceased )
Earlier in the day Chief Minister Conrad Sangma in a press conference informed that a total 552 samples have been collected so far .