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Six new Covid-19 cases in Sikkim, total climbs to 13

By PTI Updated: Jun 09, 2020 10:28 am

Gangtok, June 9 (PTI): Six more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Sikkim, taking the total number of cases in the state to 13, a senior Health Department official said on Tuesday.

Director General (DG)-cum-Secretary of Health department, Dr Pempa Tshering Bhutia said four persons from West Sikkim and one each from South and East Sikkim have tested positive for Covid-19.

All the six persons were lodged at designated quarantine centres, he said, adding that they have been shifted to Covid-19 Isolation Ward in STNM Hospital.

Of the total 13 Covid-19 cases in Sikkim, 10 are active as three persons have recovered from the disease on Monday, officials said.

By PTI Updated: Jun 09, 2020 10:28:10 am