2 more deaths take Sikkim’s COVID death toll to 43

Gangtok, 03 Oct: Two more lives were lost to COVID-19 in Sikkim on Saturday taking the death toll due to the novel coronavirus to 43.

A 69-year-old male from Upper Burtuk and a 35-year-old male from 10th Mile, Bhusuk, passed away today here at STNM Hospital.

The 69-year-old, who was admitted to STNM hospital only on Friday, passed away at around 5:10 AM this morning. He did not have any serious co-morbidities except an intestinal problem, it is informed.

The 35-year-old was also brought to STNM Hospital on Friday and passed away at around 6:50 AM this morning. He reportedly had a genetic brain disorder.

Both patients had been admitted to the ICU facility at STNM Hospital.