Another person from Sikkim tested positive for COVID-19. As per reports, the person is a Mumbai returnee and has already tested positive for COVID-19 while on his way back from Mumbai.
The person was travelling in a Shramik Train from Mumbai to New Jalpaiguri and had mild fever on May 31. He had earlier given his swab samples for testing in Mumbai but did not wait for his test results and boarded the Shramik Train to New Jalpaiguri.
As per information, he was informed on his way that he had tested positive for coronavirus. The patient is currently being taken from New Jalpaguri to STNM Hospital in Gangtok for further treatment.
The administration has started contact tracing of all those who travelled with him on the train and will be tested immediately on arrival to Sikkim. All the patients arriving to Sikkim will be put under isolation as per the norms of the state government
Earlier this week, another case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the state.
Assam has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases followed by Tripura. Sikkim has the lowest number of cases in NE.
States Cases Discharged/Cured Death Assam 1988 442 4 Manipur 121 14 0 Mizoram 13 1 0 Tripura 468 173 0 Meghalaya 33 13 1 Arunachal Pradesh 22 1 0 Sikkim 3 0 0 Nagaland 80 49 0
Data based on Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
As of June 4th, India has crossed 2 lakh-mark in terms of corona positives in the June 3rd, 2020. The country currently has 208000+ confirmed COVID-19 cases, 106737 active cases with 106737 cured, and discharged. The total number of deaths is 6075.
India registered a record jump of 8,909 novel coronavirus cases in a single day (June 3rd).
Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross 2 thousand deaths. It has recorded 74860 corona cases with 32329 cured, 2587 deaths, and 39944 active cases. The western state is followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Delhi has corona 23645 cases with 9542 cured, 606 deaths, and 13497 active cases. Tamil Nadu has 25872 positive cases with 14316 cured, 208 deaths 11348 active cases. Gujarat with 18100 COVID-19 cases, so far, has 12212 have been cured, 1122 deaths, and 4766 active cases.
India has surpassed China’s official figure of 82,933 confirmed coronavirus cases. India now has 7th in most cases in the world and has surpassed Germany. So far, the USA has the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 1,901,783 cases.
Global coronavirus cases have surpassed 65,73,568 cases, with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally. It represents a new phase in the virus’ spread, which initially peaked in China in February before large-scale outbreaks followed in Europe and the United States.
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