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95 Fresh Cases Push Sikkim”s COVID-19 Tally to 783

In Nation
August 04, 2020

GANTOK:
Ninety-five more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sikkim, taking the Himalayan state”s virus count to 783 on Tuesday, a senior health official said.

Fifty-eight new cases were reported in East Sikkim district while South Sikkim registered 37 fresh infections, Director General-cum-Secretary, Health, Dr Pempa T Bhutia, said. The fresh infections have taken the number of active cases in the state to 483, while 299 people have recovered from COVID-19 and one patient has died of it, he said.

East Sikkim has so far registered the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 545, followed by 195 in South, 42 in West and one in North Sikkim districts, Bhutia said. Sikkim has so far tested 28,091 samples for COVID-19, he added.