Sikkim reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death


Gangtok: Sikkim reported 31 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the state’s tally to 4,722, an official said.

East Sikkim reported 25 of the new cases, while South Sikkim and West Sikkim registered three cases each, he said.

There are 278 active cases in the state at present.

A 47-year-old woman, who had co-morbid conditions, died of COVID-19, following which the toll rose to 99.

So far, 4,259 patients have recovered from the disease in the state and 86 others have migrated out, the official said.

Sikkim has tested 61,087 samples for COVID-19 so far, including 212 in the past 24 hours. PTI