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One person from Meghalaya’s Garo Hills have tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The Covid patient apparently came back from Chennai in the second batch of returnees.

“One of the persons from Garo Hills, who came back from Chennai in the second batch has tested positive for Covid-19. the person is asymptomatic and has been in institutional quarantine in Tura. We are monitoring the situation.” Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma tweeted on Tuesday night.

It needs to be mentioned here that the person tested positive is asymptomatic and has been in institutional quarantine centre in Tura.

This happens to be the only active case in the state, with a total of 14 positive cases so far, 12 people have recovered and one deceased.

Meanwhile, Conrad Sangma urged people not to panic but handle the situation with utmost care and responsibility. He also urged people to take care of the elderly and those with comorbid conditions.

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