25 new Covid-19 cases, Mohali goes past 700 mark

25 new Covid-19 cases, Mohali goes past 700 mark

The Covid count of the district crossed the 700 mark with 25 more cases surfacing today. The tally now stands at 715.

Mohali, July 26

The Covid count of the district crossed the 700 mark with 25 more cases surfacing today. The tally now stands at 715. Sixteen patients were discharged from hospital today, taking the number of recoveries in the district to 451.

Those found infected with the virus include a 56-year-old man of Omega City, Kharar, a 29-year-old woman of Sector 66, a 79-year-old woman of Phase 3B2, a 37-year-old man of Aman City in Kharar, a 55-year-old man of Sunny Enclave, a 30-year-old woman of Sector 76, a 29-year-old woman of Phase 1, a 37-year-old woman of Phase XI, two men of Kharar, both aged 31, a 23-year-old youth of Sector 99, a 43-year-old man of Chao Majra village and a 23-year-old woman of AKS Colony. Besides, two women of Eco City, New Chandigarh, aged 33 and 52, three women, aged 45, 27 and 30, and a 60-year-old man of Dera Bassi and four women, aged 21, 22, 23 and 24, a 26-year-old youth and a 52-year-old man of Zirakpur were also found infected. All of them have been admitted to the Covid care centre at Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur.

Meanwhile, 16 patients were discharged from hospital today. As of now, the district has 250 active cases while 451 patients have been discharged and 14 died of the disease. — TNS

9 staffers test +ve

Zirakpur: AMCARE, a private hospital on VIP Road, was sealed on Sunday as nine of its employees, including the head of the ICU and nursing staff, tested positive for Covid. The head of the ICU, a resident of Silver City, is admitted to the hospital while the other employees are in home isolation. Health officials are also probing the death of a hospital employee, suspecting it to be a Covid fatality. TNS

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