SILIGURI: T wo women have had to temporarily swap their children after a toddler and a mother tested positive for Covid-19 in Sikkim.
Doctors at STNM Hospital have put the positive two-year-old - the youngest Covid patient in the tiny Himalayan state till date - in the care of a positive woman whose negative three-year-old child is in the custody of the unaffected mother of the two-year-old in a quarantine facility.
T he woman and toddler were among the 14 fresh cases reported in Sikkim on Thursday. The mother-child pairs had been housed at a quarantine facility at girls' school in Gangtok following their return from Mumbai. Gangtok has been declared a containment zone.
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