Gangtok, Dec 18: Thirty-three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sikkim, taking the tally in the state to 5,439, an official said on Friday. The death toll rose to 123 after a 60-year-old woman died due to coronavirus infection, state IEC member Sonam Bhutia said, adding that she had co-morbidities.
Of the fresh cases, 21 were reported from South Sikkim and 12 from East Sikkim. The Himalayan state has 304 active cases, while 4,918 people have recovered from the disease.
Ninety-four coronavirus patients have migrated to other states. Sikkim tested 301 samples in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of such clinical examinations to 65,431, the official added.
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