by NEWSNER , 2021-04-28 11:33:03
There seems to be without stopping to the pile-up of COVID-19 cases with Meghalaya recording quite 100 fresh cases for the ninth day on the trot on Tuesday. The state also witnessed four deaths on the day, taking the number of fatalities to 165.
With 147 fresh cases on Tuesday, the state now has 1,456 active cases, 1,055 of which are in East Khasi Hills, 143 in Ri Bhoi, 94 in West Jaintia Hills, 64 in East Jaintia Hills, 53 in West Garo Hills, 20 in West Khasi Hills, 14 in South West Khasi Hills, five in East Garo Hills, three each in South Garo Hills and South West Garo Hills and two in North Garo Hills.
Also, 90 people recovered within the state on Tuesday, taking the entire number of recoveries to 14,650.
Sahip A Sangma (26), the resident of Kharukol Jalaigre, Baghmara, South Garo Hills, was admitted to Tura Civil Hospital on April 26 and was and located to be COVID positive, died on an equivalent day. The explanation for death was COVID-19 Pneumonia with Chronic Pulmonary Infection.
Tympang Maya Tariang (58) of Nongtalang, West Jaintia Hills, temporarily residing in Jaiaw Langsning, who was admitted to Bethany Hospital, Shillong on April 25 and was found to be COVID positive, died on Tuesday. The explanation for death was COVID-19 Pneumonia with myeloma and severe Anaemia.
Saralin Mylliem Umlong (45), resident of Umlyngka, East Khasi Hills, who was admitted in Woodland Hospital, Shillong on Tuesday and was located to be COVID positive, died two hours later. The explanation for death was severe COVID-19 Pneumonia with Type 2 DM with Hypertension.
Lomena Lyngdoh Mawlong (59), the resident of Mawlai Mawkynroh, Umshing, Shillong, who was admitted to Supercare Hospital, Shillong on April 26 and located to be COVID positive, died on Tuesday. The explanation for death was COVID-19 Pneumonia with severe ARDS with septic shock with Type 2 DM.
For the primary time, the virus has been detected in infants after a 9-month-old baby tested positive in South Garo Hills. Both her parents also tested positive.