SSC seeks support for distressed tourism and transport sector, set up COVID-19 testing lab

Gangtok, 05 Apr:

Sikkim Subject Committee has demanded that the State Government initiate some relief measures for the tourism and transportation sector which have been severely hit by the lockdown and also demanded that a COVID-19 testing facility be set up in Sikkim at the earliest.

A press release issued by SSC vice-convenor, Nawin Kiran, on Saturday highlights that “to seriously fight the present pandemic, huge numbers of COVID-19 tests have to be carried in Sikkim and for that we need a COVID-19 testing kits and laboratory in our very state.”

Towards this end, the State Government should set up a COVID-19 testing facility in the State at the earliest, SSC reiterates.