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39 new Covid cases in Sikkim

Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 11:15 [IST]

Last Update: Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 05:35 [IST]

39 new Covid cases in Sikkim

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GANGTOK: Sikkim on Saturday registered 39 new Covid cases from the samples tested on Friday. At least 22 of the new cases have been reported from East Sikkim while 17 cases are from West Sikkim.
According to Health authorities, Sikkim now has 426 active cases. On Saturday, 34 patients were discharged from various Covid care centres after recovering from Coronavirus. The total number of confirmed cases is 2,342 and 25 casualties has been registered.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi