Press release on the demise of Mrs. Basanti Sundas (49), Assistant Nursing Superintendent due to Coronavirus at New STNM hospital, Sochyagang.

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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

                    Gangtok, September 19 (Raj Bhavan): The Governor of Sikkim, Ganga Prasad condoled on the demise of Mrs Basanti Sundas (49), Assistant Nursing Superintendent who was passed away on September 18 due to Coronavirus at New STNM hospital, Sochyagang. She was on Covid duty at the emergency ward of New STNM hospital. The deceased has become the first case of medical fraternity succumbing to deadly virus infection in the State.

          "I am deeply pained about her demise. It’s sad to lose such a hardworking, brilliant and dedicated Covid warrior, Assistant Nursing Superintendent of New STNM hospital. My  Heartfelt condolences to her family," said the Governor.

 

          The Governor has appealed to the people of Sikkim to follow guru mantra of use of mask, social distancing, personal hygiene and Stay Home, Stay Safe to win the battle against Covid-19.