Gangtok, June 15: Chief Secretary Shri S.C. Gupta, accompanied by Principal Secretary, Health Department Shri K. Srinivasulu and DG cum Secretary, Health Department Dr. Pempa T Bhutia called on Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad at Raj Bhavan today.
It was a formal call on by Chief Secretary and Health Officials in the backdrop of the recent spike of COVID-19 positive cases in the State.
Hon’ble Governor sought information with regard to the state of preparedness, safety protocols being followed and the health condition of the COVID-19 positive persons admitted in the hospital. He further enquired about the persons currently in facility quarantine, their testing and future plan of action in view of the impact of pandemic going beyond the expected time frame in the future.
Chief Secretary apprised on the various aspects of State’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic and stated that Sikkim is fully prepared to meet any eventuality related with the pandemic.