SHILLONG, June 28: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma on Sunday tested negative for COVID-19. He has been under home quarantine for the past four days after his return from Manipur and Delhi.
The first test was conducted on June 22 and the second test on June 28.
As a precautionary measure, the chief minister will be under home quarantine for few more days. This was the second RT-PCR test conducted on the chief minister within this week, an official source said.
It is to be informed that the team of officials and police, who accompanied the chief minister to Guwahati were also tested negative and they are also under home quarantine.
Meanwhile, two armed forces personnel were tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the total number of active cases in the state to 7.
“Two more Armed forces personnel have tested positive for COVID19 in Shillong. Total Cases 50, Total Active cases 7,” chief minister Conrad K Sangma said in his twitter handle.
This came after an armed forces personnel, who came from Bihar, was tested positive for coronavirus recently.
With fresh cases, the state has now recorded a total of 50 positive cases. So far 42 have recovered from the disease while 1 died.