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One more COVID-19 case detected in Sikkim, tally rises to 79

One more COVID-19 case detected in Sikkim, tally rises to 79
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Gangtok, Jun 23 (PTI) An Army personnel on Tuesday

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

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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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