41 samples test negative in Faridkot

41 samples test negative in Faridkot

Faridkot, April 7

After days of panic in view of a Covid case here, the Health Department and residents on Tuesday heaved a sigh of relief after 41 samples tested negative.

The Health Department had collected 61 samples of those persons who came in contact with the patient. Besides, two family members of the patient also tested negative for Covid. The report of the patient’s mother is yet to be received by the Health Department.

Since a 35-year-old person had tested positive for the coronavirus here on April 2, the district administration, Health Department and residents are on high alert.

After the detection of the positive case, Harindra Nagar, the locality of the patient, was sealed and officials were tracing all persons who had come in contact with the patient in the past about 20 days. Samples of 47 persons, including 18 immediate contacts, were sent for testing, said Dr Rajinder Kumar, Civil Surgeon, Faridkot. — TNS

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