Tribune News Service
Mohali, July 5
In a major surge in Covid-19 cases, 15 persons tested positive for the virus in Mohali district today.
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As many as 11 persons contracted the virus at Behra village in Dera Bassi sub-division. The infected persons are four men, aged 51, 40, 27, and 24, a boy, aged 17, three women, aged 45, 32 and 28, and three girls, aged 18, 17 and 14. All 11 patients from the village are contacts of already positive cases.
A 57-year-old woman from Lalru, a 26-year-old man Dera Bassi, a 36-year-old woman from Phase IV, Mohali, and a 23-year-old man from Kurali were also found infected with the virus.
Six patients discharged
Five Covid patients from Kharar and one from Mohali were discharged from the hospital on Sunday.
Girl contracts virus in Panchkula’s Sec 17
A 16-year-old girl from Indira Colony, Sector 17, tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. The Civil Surgeon, Dr Jasjeet Kaur, said she was a contact of an infected youth, who had tested positive on July 2.
8 patients discharged
Eight patients have recovered, taking their cumulative figure to 102. With this, the recovery rate has increased to 84.2 per cent.
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