The 11th COVID-19 patient in Meghalaya has tested negative after a fresh re-test.
Earlier, the patient had tested positive 4 times. However, a final test will be conducted again after 24 hours.
It may be mentioned that Meghalaya’s 11th COVID patient is a primary contact of the first COVID patient of the state.
Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday took to Twitter to announce the development. “The 11th patient who has been coming out positive in the last two test conducted, was tested again and the result is negative. We will have to conduct another test after 24 hours for final outcome,” he tweeted.
Earlier, an individual who was a worker at the residence of Meghalaya’s first Covid patient had tested positive during precautionary tests.
Subsequent to this, 181 high risk contacts of the first Covid patient were retested out of which 180 individuals tested negative.
Meanwhile, the total number of active cases in the state rose to 2 after the worker of the first patient tested positive.