29-year-old woman of Nayagaon tests positive; total count now 106

The fresh case has surfaced after two weeks

29-year-old woman of Nayagaon tests positive; total count now 106

Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 25

After a two-week lull, a new positive COVID-19 case has surfaced in Mohali district, taking the total count to 106 with only one active case in the district.

The fresh case is of a 29-year-old woman, who is a resident of Adarsh Nagar in Nayagaon village in the district. She had recently delivered a child at Government Multi-Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh.

Divulging details, Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said they took her sample after she gave birth as a routine checking, the report of which came on Monday.

He said the health teams had traced all her contacts and their samples would be taken on Tuesday. The hospital had sealed the area after shifting the patient to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), he added.

Earlier also, eight persons from Nayagaon were tested positive for COVID-19.

The district count now stands at 106, of which 102 have defeated the virus while three deaths have been reported and one active case.

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