tested positive for COVID-19 in Sikkim, taking the Himalayan
state''s tally to 79, a top Health department official said.
Director General (DG)-cum-Secretary, Health, Dr Pema T
Bhutia said the 40-year-old Army personnel tested positive at
STNM hospital where he was taken to test for coronavirus after
he had returned to Sikkim from Kolkata on June 21.
The Army personnel has been admitted to isolation wing
of STNM hospital as a precautionary measure and he will be
tested again after a week, Bhutia said.
The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Sikkim
has gone up to 50, while 29 patients have fully recovered, the
health official said. PTI KDK