The Covid-19 positive cases jumped to 43 in Raj Bhavan in Meghalaya’s Shillong after 25 more people tested positive for Covid-19.
On Sunday, a statement issued by the Raj Bhavan secretariat informed that a mass testing of high-risk contacts of infected cases was conducted. There were 18 Covid-19 positive cases as of May 24.
According to the statement, out of 80 high-risk contacts tested, 25 have been declared positive. This takes the total figure of positive cases amongst staffers and their family members to 43.
Of these, 10 are children who are below the age of 15 years while three are with co-morbidities.
The second wave of Covid-19 has affected the entire country after the sudden spike of positive cases were detected from everywhere.
“The second wave of Covid-19 has been challenging for the Raj Bhavan as even a month back at one time there were 28 positive cases out of which 23 have since recovered,” a statement said.