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Sikkim declares week long lockdown beginning tomorrow

Sikkim government today ordered a statewide lockdown from 6 am tomorrow to 6 am on 27th July in view of recent surge in COVID19 cases.

All government offices, shops, commercial establishments, markets and factories will remain closed except those granted exemptions.

On Monday, Sikkim reported 22 new COVID19 cases taking active cases to 213 and total cases to 305.

The lockdown order issued by Sikkim government follows a spate in COVID19 cases across the state and notification of several containment zones, especially in East Sikkim.

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