Amid the spike, in Covid-19 cases across the country, Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang has inaugurated a Private Complex, Annexure building and Super-speciality wing at STNM hospital at Sochyagang.
Speaking at the event Chief Minister Tamang said that the State Government has tirelessly striving to improve the health sector in the State and provide world-class facilities to the people.
The super-specialty wing consists of Gastroenterology, Paediatric Surgery, Urology, Plastic Reconstructive and Burns unit, Neurosurgery and Surgical Oncology.
The Chief Minister also interacted with the Medical Superintendent, HODs, and doctors to assess the situation in each department of the hospital.
The super-speciality wing consists of Gastroenterology, Paediatric Surgery, Urology, Plastic Reconstructive and Burns unit, Neurosurgery and Surgical Oncology.They informed the Chief Minister on the work being carried out and also put forth their views on improving productivity and making the hospital much more efficient.
Sikkim's COVID-19 tally rose to 6,696 on Sunday as 105 more people tested positive for the infection, an official said.
Sikkim's IEC member Sonam Bhutia said that South Sikkim registered the highest number of new cases at 53, followed by 43 in East Sikkim, five in North Sikkim and four in West Sikkim.
The Himalayan state now has 399 active cases, while 6,014 people have recovered from the disease, 136 patients have succumbed to the infection and 147 have migrated to other states so far, he said.