Total New Covid-19 Positive Cases Reported till 8am of 13. 8.2020= 149(146 on RTPCR and 3 on RAT).
Total Active Cases = 456
Cured and Discharged = 623
Deaths = 1
Cumulative Total = 1080.
Breakup of test results on RTPCR:
Out of 233 samples tested from Alkem Pharmaceutical Samardung South Sikkim, 143 tested positive.
Out of 22 samples tested from Swiss Garnier, Rangpo, 2 tested positive.
Out of 17 samples tested from Zuventus Healthcare Limited Kumrek 1 has tested positive.
Likewise, out of 148 samples tested on Rapid Antigen Testing, 3 tested positive. 1 was a GREF Driver, 1 a civilian returnee, and 1 was an employee of Ford Showroom in Tadong.
One ATM Cash Loading Vehicle staff also tested positive and was sent back to Siliguri from Rangpo.
Regarding the 29 employees of Alkem Pharmaceuticals who were reported to have fled from their guesthouse, they have been traced in their hometowns in Bihar, Bengal and UP. The IDSP team of Sikkim is in touch with the IDSP of these three States for all further course of action.