Sikkim gets a no new-Covid Sunday


Gangtok, 22 Mar: Sikkim’s tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 held at 6206 today with no new cases of novel coronavirus being detected in the last 24 hours. The numbers are usually low on Mondays since the VRD labs where RT-PCR tests are conducted are closed on Sundays. And this Sunday, no TrueNat tests were carried out either. On the other hand, the State recorded five new recoveries to further improve the figure of recovered cases in Sikkim to 5,925 The number of active cases of novel coronavirus in Sikkim has now reduced to 49. In his daily health bulletin on Monday, Health Department

State IEC Officer, Sonam Gyaltsen Bhutia, detailed that all 28 samples tested through rapid antigen

testing on Sunday returned negative for COVID-19. He further informed no vaccination for COVID-19 was carried out yesterday in the State.