SUMMARY OF COVID-19 HEALTH BULLETIN AS ON 22.08.2020
Active Cases = 507
Cured & Discharged = 871
Deaths = 03
Cumulative Total = 1381.
Total new cases detected as on 22.08.2020 (8am) = 45 (38 on RTPCR, 3 on TruNat, and 4 on Rapid Antigen Testing).
Break-up of positive cases on RTPCR:
9 from Flu Clinic STNM (2 from Microlabs Pharma, 1 from Rey Khola Road, 1 from Tathangchen, 2 from Sichey, 1 from Bakthang, 1 from Ranipool Marchak, and 1 from Namok but living in Gangtok).
1 from Lower Syari who is a contact of Sun Pharma positive case.
16 from Ranipool, all are contacts of positive cases in Pharmaceutical companies.
4 from Lower Samdong.
2 from Middle Camp.
1 from 7th Mile.
5 from Marchak.
Break-up of Cases on TruNat:
2 from Syari Government Quarter.
1 is Hon’ble Minister Health Dr. M.K. Sharma. He is reported to be mildly symptomatic and is under home isolation. All his contacts are being traced and will be tested.
Break-up of Cases on Rapid Antigen Testing:
2 from GREF, who were sent back to Siliguri.
1 Sampling Team Driver.
1 employee of Cipla Pharmaceuticals.
1 employee of Juventus Pharmaceuticals.
1 employee of Torrent Pharmaceuticals.
(Sikkim daily health bulletin on COVID-19 as on 22.8.2020)