With 2 more deaths, 37 COVID-positive have died in Sikkim

Gangtok, 30 Sept: The count of COVID-related deaths in Sikkim climbed to 37 today with two more COVID-19 positive passing away.

A 25-year-old male from Mamring, was rushed to Singtam district hospital at around 1:16 PM this afternoon after an attempted suicide. Despite all efforts by a team of doctors, the youth passed away at 1:26 PM. He was confirmed to be positive for COVID-19 in rapid antigen testing later.

In Gangtok, a 89-year-old male from Pani House area, who was admitted into the ICU of the COVID ward on 27 September, passed away last evening at around 7 PM.