Meghalaya Covid-19 active cases rise to 10

IMPHAL, 18th Apr: Two more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Saturday, taking the number of active cases in the state to 10, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said. Both the fresh cases are linked to the state's first COVID-19 patient, a doctor who died on Wednesday, Sangma said. "Two more positive cases detected taking the total to 10 active cases in the state. Both are from the house of the first patient, one is his family (member) and the other is a helper in the house," he tweeted. The 69-year-old doctor had tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. Of the 10 active cases, eight are his family members and two his domestic helps.

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