Meghalaya’s COVID-19 tally has risen to 52 after a person has tested positive of the virus on Tuesday. State Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma informed through his twitter handle that the person went from Assam and was in Khliehriat in Meghalaya.
Sangma in his tweet said, “One more person who came from Assam (Guwahati) has tested positive for COVID 19 in Khliehriat. Total Positive cases 52 Total Active Cases 9.”
However, Meghalaya recorded lowest COVID-19 test in Northeast.
According to a government data, Meghalaya conducted 18,037 tests amongst the 32.24 lakh population till June 27. Therefore, it has tested just 5,595 samples per million and this ratio is the lowest among the northeastern states.
Meghalaya has two major centers as far as testing facilities are concerned. The testing centers are one at NEIGRIHMS in the state capital Shillong and the other at Tura Civil Hospital, Garo Hills. There are few other centers that can conduct a limited number of tests.