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49 new Covid cases in Sikkim

Thursday, Sep 17, 2020 13:00 [IST]

Last Update: Thursday, Sep 17, 2020 07:14 [IST]

49 new Covid cases in Sikkim

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GANGTOK: Sikkim on Wednesday registered 49 new Covid cases from the samples tested on Tuesday. At least 38 of the new cases have been reported from East Sikkim, 5 each from South and North Sikkim and 1 from West Sikkim.
According to Health authorities, the new cases have been reported from different places of East Sikkim including Gangtok, from Mangan in North Sikkim, Melli and Jorethang in South Sikkim and Geyzing in West Sikkim.

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