SUMMARY OF COVID-19 HEALTH BULLETIN AS ON 17.09.2020
Total Tests Conducted = 46065.
Total Active Cases = 463.
Cured & Discharged = 1789.
Deaths = 19
Cumulative Total = 2274.
Total Covid-19 Positive Cases Reported today = 53 ( 42 on RTPCR, 2 on TruNat and 9 on RAT)
The breakup of cases on RTPCR:
3 from Baha’i School road.
3 from Ranipool Bazaar.
1 from near Joredhara, Tadong.
1 below Baha’i School Tadong.
3 from 6 Mile Tadong containment zone.
1 from Lingding near Byepass below Taxi stand.
1 from near Goskhandara, Bojoghari.
1 from Jalipool ICAR.
1 from Rhenock.
1 from Sichey area near Paljor Stadium above Cooperative.
1 from Baiguney West Sikkim.
1 from near ITBP Camp, Metro Point Tadong.
1 from SNT complex, Gangtok.
5 from Unique Sweets, Gangtok.
1 from Gairigaon Tadong.
2 from Rongli.
1 from Development Area, opposite SBI bank.
1 from near Dhobi Dhara, Arithang.
2 from near Doma Enterprise Sisa Golai.
1 from near Taxi stand DPH.
1 from Amdo Golai Area.
1 from Salghari.
4 from Daragaon.
2 from Namchi.
1 from Melli.
Breakup cases on TruNat:
1 from Tibet road
1 from quarantine centre.
The breakup of cases on Rapid Antigen Testing:
1 from Sang.
1 Upper Arithang.
1 from Ranipool.
1 from Majhigaon, Rangpo.
1 from Daragaon, Soreng.
1 from Gerethang area, West Sikkim.
1 from Naya Baazar, West Sikkim.
2 from Daragaon, Jorethang.
It was also informed in the health bulletin that the State has recorded 4 more COVID-19 deaths today.
A 49-year-old female, resident of Tibet Road Gangtok was brought dead to STNM hospital this morning. She had a history of asthma and diabetes and also a dialysis patient. She was tested positive for COVID-19
The second death was of a 25-year-old male resident of Bishalgaon, Arithang. He was tested positive on RAT at CRH and shifted to STNM hospital. He had comorbidities and also suffering from MDR and other ailments. He passed away this morning.
The third death was reported from a 64-year female, resident of Vajra area. She was a paralysis patient and was in a comorbid condition. She passed away at around 11 pm.
The fourth death was of a 67-year-old male resident of Development Area, Gangtok. He had a history of diabetes and hypertension and passed away at around 1:30.pm in STNM hospital.
(Sikkim daily health bulletin on COVID-19 as on 17.9.2020)