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Night curfew lifted in Meghalaya, Covid-19 cases decline Meghalaya | COVID-19
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Night curfew lifted in Meghalaya, Covid-19 cases decline

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Feb 2022, 09:08 pm

Shillong/UNI: Night curfew, which had been in force in Meghalaya since the outbreak of the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus, was lifted from Friday with the rate of daily infection in the state on a steady decline.

The government has also announced that schools would be fully functional from Monday, including classes 1 to 5 and fully vaccinated persons would not be required to produce Covid test reports at entry points to the state.

On Friday, the state recorded more cases of recovery at 172, which took up the number of recovered cases to 90,360, than new cases of Covid-19 infection at 81, with the number of active cases declining to 928 in the state, as per a report received from the health and family welfare department.

One more death due to Covid-19 related complications increased the fatality figure to 1,559 in the state on Friday, as per official information.

The new Covid-19 cases detected in the state on Friday included 36 in the most pandemic-hit East Khasi Hills, which includes state capital Shillong, even as the number of active cases came down to 359 in the district.

On the other hand, the West Garo Hills recorded 19 new Covid19 cases and 43 cases of recovery on Friday with the number of active cases in the district coming down to 151, while the other districts reported cases in single digits, as per the latest official case count.

Meanwhile, 32,109 health care workers have received the first dose of the vaccine against Covid-19, 29,354 have been administered with the second dose and 5,922 have taken the third precaution dose.