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Sikkim COVID-19 positive cases rise to 83

Four more persons were confirmed positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday night.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 24 Jun 2020, 7:39 am

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Sikkim reported four new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases in the Himalayan state to 83, state health department said on Wednesday.

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According to a release issued by Director General-cum-Secretary, Health, Dr Pema T Bhutia, the four new patients are from South District. They were confirmed positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday night, Dr Bhutia said.

Their line listing and contact tracing is being carried out, Dr Bhatia added.

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Of the total 83 cases reported in the state so far, 54 are active cases while 29 patients have recovered from COVID-19.

Sikkim reported its first COVID-19 case on May 23 after a 25-year-old student Delhi returnee tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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First published:24 Jun 2020, 7:39 am

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