Only 18 new cases, and none from South and North Sikkim

Summit Report

Gangtok, 07 Oct:

Sikkim administered 1,657 doses of Covishield on Wednesday, of which 1,582 were to people who completed their vaccination schedules with the second dose and 75 others received their first dose.

In the meantime, the state’s daily test positivity rate came in reassuringly low at 4.2% this morning with 18 new cases detected from the testing of 419 samples yesterday.

As per the Daily Report of COVID-19 in Sikkim issued by the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme of the Health Department, 12 of the new cases were registered in East District and 06 in West District. No new cases were reported from South and North districts in the past 24 hours.

Sikkim’s tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 now stands at 31,603.

On the other hand, active cases also dipped slightly to 367 with 34 new recoveries in the State. The figure of recovered cases has further improved to 30,532 and the state currently enjoys a recovery rate of 97.6%.

The Covid death toll also continues to hold at 388 with no new COVID deaths reported in the State in the past 24 hours.