Sikkim Health Minister Dr MK Sharma tests positive for COVID-19

Gangtok, August 21: The Health Minister Dr MK Sharma tested positive for COVID-19 after he developed symptoms of the disease.  He posted the following to his official Facebook handle: I, Dr MK Sharma, Health Minister of Sikkim would like to inform all the Sikkimese people that I developed symptoms of COVID-19 and got myself tested […] The post Sikkim Health Minister Dr MK Sharma tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on The Sikkim Chronicle - Sikkim News.

Sikkim Health Minister Dr MK Sharma tests positive for COVID-19

Gangtok, August 21: The Health Minister Dr MK Sharma tested positive for COVID-19 after he developed symptoms of the disease. 

He posted the following to his official Facebook handle:

I, Dr MK Sharma, Health Minister of Sikkim would like to inform all the Sikkimese people that I developed symptoms of COVID-19 and got myself tested today and the results became Positive.

I am under isolation and I am fine. I appeal everyone not to panic and request those who came in contact with me (primary) ‘to self isolate’ and get tested after 7days of contact or earlier if they develop symptoms.

Sikkim's Health Minister MK Sharma has tested positive for Coronavirus. He writes: I, Dr MK Sharma, Health Minister…

Posted by Skm Rangang Yangang on Friday, 21 August 2020

The Health Minister had attended the funeral of Sanjit Kharel’s father and felt unwell post the event, which prompted him to undergo for COVID-19 tests. Currently, he hasn’t been admitted to the STNM Hospital, Sikkim’s dedicated COVID-19 hospital for treatment and is instead living close by. 

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