Meghalaya: WKH records first case of Covid-19

Meghalaya: WKH records first case of Covid-19
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NONGSTOIN | July 24, 2020:

West Khasi Hills (WKH) district recorded its first case of Covid-19 today.

The Deputy Commissioner of WKH, T. Lyngwa, informed that the first positive case in the area is a pregnant woman from a village under Mairang Civil Sub Division.

He also informed that she was tested positive earlier today at Robert Hospital Shillong when she went for a medical checkup.


He further informed that one highly suspected Covid-19 positive case was also detected at Nongstoin today.

The high-risk suspected contact had recently returned from Delhi and was under quarantine at Nongpyndeng Institutional quarantine Centre.

His first TRUENAT test came out positive today and his second sample has been sent to Shillong for RT-PCR test for confirmation.

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