Twenty-one more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Wednesday, taking the state's coronavirus tally to 2,022, a Health Department official said.

The Meghalaya government has extended the ongoing lockdown till June 6 continuing with the existing curbs, but will allow more shops selling non-essential items to reopen, officials said on Sunday.

A person has been cured of COVID-19 in Meghalaya, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 11, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has said.

In a show of camaraderie, residents of a village in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district have come to the aid of other villagers who have been quarantined after coming in contact with a COVID-19 patient.

Meghalaya govt declares 10 of state’s 11 districts as ‘green zones’

The Meghalaya government on Thursday declared 10 of the state's 11 districts as 'green zones' and allowed inter-district movement there, a op official said.

Meghalaya wants the lockdown in the state to continue beyond May 3 to stem the spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said on Monday after a teleconference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

A 42-year-old woman, who is a family friend of the first COVID-19 patient in Meghalaya, has tested positive for novel coronavirus, raising the number of active cases to 11 in the state, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said.