The state on Saturday recorded the highest-single day recovery with 298 COVID-19 patients being declared recovered, pushing overall recoveries to 6,034.
Director of Health Services (MI), Dr Aman War said out of the 298 recovered COVID-19 patients, 223 are from East Khasi Hills, 55 Ri Bhoi, 18 West Garo Hills, 1 East Jaintia Hills and 1 West Jaintia Hills.
He said 6,034 COVID-19 patients have been discharged as on date.
He said 101 new cases were also detected on Saturday
The new cases include 56 from East Khasi Hills district, 30 West Khasi Hills district, 11 West Garo Hills district, 2 Ri Bhoi district, 1 South West Garo Hills district and 1 South West Khasi Hills district.
The state has detected a total of 8,404 COVID-19 out of which 2,295 are active cases, 6,034 recovered and 75 deaths.
East Khasi Hills district tops the list of districts in positive cases with 1,554 infections, that include 33 Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces and 1,521 civilians, followed by Ri Bhoi 276 and West Garo Hills 176.
In the other districts, 83 cases in West Jaintia Hills, 49 in West Khasi Hills, 40 in South Garo Hills, 32 in East Garo Hills, 26 in North Garo Hills, 22 in South West Garo Hills, 21 in South West Khasi Hills and 16 in East Jaintia Hills.
“Till date, swab samples of 1,85,467 persons have been tested of which 1,77,063 were found negative,” the senior medical official said.
There are 49,519 entrants from outside the state.