Gangtok : Sikkim reports first Coronavirus ( Covid 19 ) positive patient whose travel history was from Delhi on 17 May . The patient underwent coaching in Haiderpuri was tested Covid 19 positive by North Bengal Medical College where the sample was diagnosed.
Sikkim government has confirmed the first positive case of coronavirus in the state. A resident of south Sikkim, with a recent travel history to Delhi has tested positive for the virus. State Health Secretary Dr. Pemba Bhutia today confirmed with the media.
A person was under quarantine at JNV Ravangla South Sikkim who developed symptom since 19 May , later referred to New STNM Govt Multi-speciality Hospital Gangtok, on 22 May Truenet Machine showed some insignificant reading says Dr. Bhutia. On 23 May morning (Today) report was examined by NHMC Siliguri which was then confirmed says Dr. Bhutia.
Total of 12 passengers on 17 May including SNT Bus driver were ferrying on 17 May, passengers who are at quarantine facilities in West and South Sikkim JNV Ravangla will be contacted and tested Dr. Bhatia told media persons.