Shillong (Meghalaya) , Oct 27 : One more Covid patient succumbed to her infections taking the death toll to 82 .
The patient has been identified as Phul Dkhar aged 60 years hailing from Umpling Dongshaneng here .
The patient was admitted to Civil Hospital here in the afternoon of Oct 25 and passed away there later in the evening. The cause of her death was due to cardiac arrest . She had acute pulmonary edema, severe anaemia and hypertension.
Meanwhile , 70 new Covid cases were detected in the state today which included 41 from East Khasi Hills,14 from West Garo Hills and 5 each East Jaintia Hills , South Garo Hills and West Jaintia Hills .
A total of 172 patients were declared recovered today .