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Sikkim sets a new record on Covid-19 cases

Sikkim sets a new record on Covid-19 cases

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Sikkim crosses the 3000 mark with 42 new Covid-19 positive cases and one more Covid related death takes the fatality figures to 41 now.

The deceased was a 77 year old lady from Bahai School road, Tadong. She was admitted in the ICU yesterday with some complications but succumbed at around 8 pm last night. A Real Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR) test was done on her yesterday, the result of which showed that she was Covid positive. She had comorbidities of diabetes and kidney ailment.

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Out of the 42 new covid-19 positive cases, 39 are from East Sikkim with majority being from Gangtok. South is 1 and West 2.

There are 9 patients in the ICU at the moment.

ACTIVE CASES: 642
DISCHARGED: 2328
DECEASED: 41
ICU: 9
NEW: 42

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