Some More Contribution Towards CM’s Relief Fund to Fight Covid-19

Shri Khusendra Sharma of Bermiok West Sikkim has donated a sum of Rupees Five Lakh Twenty One Thousand for Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in order to support the government’s effort to fight against the global crisis of COVID-19.

Likewise, Shri D.N.Sharma of Dodak, West Sikkim has donated a sum of Rs 15,000/- for the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in order to support the government’s effort to fight COVID-19.

Principal Secretary Health and Secretary called on a Press conference

Gangtok, 04 April (IPR): Principal Secretary, Health, Shri K. Shrinivasulu, and Secretary, Dr. P.T. Bhutia, called on a press conference today at the chamber of the Principal Secretary to provide an update on the COVID-19 scenario in the State.

It is informed that all 37 samples of suspected COVID-19 cases sent for tests have been reported negative, thus marking zero cases of COVID-19 in Sikkim till date. The department will be scrutinising occurences of such suspected cases and will be duly forwarding samples for tests.

It is also informed that a virus research lab under the provision of Department of Health Research – Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will be set up soon at the STNM Hospital complex.