|Sikkim extends lockdown till Aug 3|
GANGTOK, July 31 - In view of a spurt in COVID-19 cases, the Sikkim Government today extended the ongoing lockdown in the State till August 3.
A notification issued by Chief Secretary SC Gupta said as per the revised guidelines issued by the Home Department, the lockdown remains extended till 6 am on August 3.
A set of revised guidelines with regard to restrictions on movement and gathering of people, however, will come into force on August 3 and will be applicable till August 31, he said.
The Sikkim Government had reimposed a complete lockdown in the State on July 20 for six days and extended it till August 1 in view of a surge in COVID-19 cases.