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Sikkim reports 112 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Gangtok, Jan 27 (PTI) Sikkim’s COVID-19 tally rose to 37,651 as 112 more people tested positive for the infection while two new fatalities pushed the death toll to 427, a health department bulletin said on Thursday.

The Himalayan state had reported 206 new COVID-19 cases and one fatality on Wednesday.

Of the 112 new cases, East Sikkim district logged 78 cases followed by 22 in West Sikkim, 8 in South Sikkim and 4 in North Sikkim district, the bulletin said.

The northeastern state now has 1,622 active COVID-19 cases, while 34,985 people have recovered from the disease while 617 patients have migrated to other states.

The daily COVID-19 positivity rate now is 15.2 per cent, while the daily coronavirus recovery rate is 94.5 per cent.

The state government has so far tested 3,05,261 samples for COVID-19.

Meanwhile, the Education department has said that all state government, government-aided, and private educational institutions, universities, colleges, tutorials, coaching institutes, and hostels will reopen from February 1. PTI KDK RG RG

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