Sikkim: 30 new COVID-19 cases reported in past 24 hours
An update from Sikkim government says: “30 new positive cases reported in the past 24 hours. The patient from North Sikkim referred to STNM Hospital from Manipal has tested Negative. All primary contacts of STNM Emergency ward have tested negative.The Emergency services at STNM Hospital will resume from tomorrow.”
Sikkim: East Sikkim district administration de-notifies certain areas as containment zones
The East Sikkim district administration has de-notified certain areas as containment zones after no case was detected for more than 15 days.
However all primary and secondary contacts shall complete 21 days of quarantine as prescribed by Medical experts, a notification on Twitter said.
Cong MP Karti Chidambaram tests positive for COVID-19
MP Karti Chidambaram, the son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, took to Twitter to say that his symptoms are mild and that he has gone into self-isolation on medical advice.
Total COVID-19 cases soar to 1,803,696 in India
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 1,803,696 on Monday (August 3), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 38,135.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 579,357 active cases with 38,135 deaths so far in the country. As many as 1,186,203 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.