Gangtok, Jan 17:
Himalayan state of Sikkim to celebrate low -key Republic day at Manan Kendra, Gangtok adhering Covid-19 guidelines. It was decided by the preparatory meeting which was presided over by the Chief Secretary S.C Gupta today, CS chaired a meeting today to discuss the preparation for the Republic Day celebration. The meeting was attended by Heads of Departments, senior officers of all line Departments, and senior officers of the Army and ITBP. Today’s meeting also discussed the draft in detail and each Department was assigned their respective roles. It was further informed that the celebration at Districts and Sub-divisions will follow the same pattern as the state level event.
Must tell here,| Sikkim reports 217 new COVID-19 cases today, 184 new recoveries and infection tally rises to 34929, death toll 413. The state currently has 2012 active cases of the disease. Positivity rate 21.6% and recovery rate 93%.