Gangtok, 31 Mar:
So far, 12 of the 23 samples sent from Sikkim to North Bengal Medical College have tested negative for COVID-19.
Health Secretary, Dr PT Bhutia today informed that till now 23 samples have been sent for testing and 10 had tested negative. Later in the evening, he informed that test results for two more came back negative.
Test results are now awaited for 11 remaining samples.
Thus far, in Sikkim 829 persons are in home quarantine and 25 persons have completed quarantine periods of 28 days.
There are 104 persons in five quarantine centers across the State, informed Dr Bhutia.