Shillong ( Meghalaya), June 16 : 8 more Covid – 19 patients succumbed to their infections taking the death toll to 758 .
While 7 deaths were reported from East Khasi Hills , 1 was reported from East Garo Hills .
An official statement from the Health Department said 495 new Covid cases were detected on Wednesday out of which 122 were from East Khasi Hills and 64 from Ri Bhoi district .
453 patients undergoing treatment were discharged from various hospitals after total recovery .
The state tally has gone up to 43, 254 and the active cases stand at 4, 464 after a total of 38,032 patients recovered .
The death toll stands at 758 with 587 cases reported only from East Khasi Hills.