COVID patient lost and found

Gangtok, 21 Aug:

There was a brief period of panic among the Sikkimese after reports of a COVID patient going missing on Friday. A 27-year-old male who had come to the Flu Clinic at STNM Hospital was tested by RT-PCR and his results returned positive on Friday.

Authorities could not get in touch with him as his phone number was unreachable, it was informed. Later in the evening, the 27-year-old got in touch with the authorities after seeing the news on social media. He will be placed in Himalayan Pharmacy covid care centre.