Gangtok, July 22(IPR): As per the latest health bulletin issued by DG cum Secretary Health Dr Pempa T. Bhutia, 108 persons have been tested positive in the last 24 hrs in the State.
Out of 108 persons, 61 have been reported from East District. While, 46 new persons have been reported from South district and remaining 1 person reported from Timburbong, West District.
According to DG cum Secretary Health, the breakup testing is as follows:
19 from Rangpo.
33 from Chanatar.
46 from Mamring .
1 from Rongli.
3 from Singtam.
5 from Sang (ITBP personnel).
1 from Timburbong West Sikkim.
The 52 positive persons from Rangpo area (Rangpo and Chanatar) have been shifted to Himalayan Pharmacy Boys Hostel, while the 46 cases from Mamring (37 new + 9 old) have been shifted to the Isolation facility at SICUN, Assam Lingzey.
With 108 new cases, the total active cases in the State stands at 326. Total persons cured and discharged is 112.
The cumulative total now stands at 438.
This is the highest single day spike reported in the State so far.