Mohali, July 12
Mohali district recorded the highest-ever spike of Covid-19 cases with 26 persons testing positive for the virus today, taking the tally to 392.
The persons affected with the virus include three women, aged 25, 26 and 29, from Nayagaon village. A 33-year-old woman from Shivjot Enclave, Kharar, a 54-year-old woman from Gillco Valley, Kharar, a 58-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man from Shivalik Homes, Kharar, and a 41-year-old woman from Sunny Enclave, Kharar, also tested positive for the virus.
Three men, aged 43, 63 and 41, from Dhakoli, a 30-year-old woman, an eight-year-old girl and a 55-year-old man from Sunny Enclave, Zirakpur, also contracted the virus. Two women, aged 22 and 24, from Sohana, a 67-year-old woman from Sector 97, a 69-year-old woman from Dera Bassi, and a 65-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man from Jhanjeri village were also found infected.
A 20-year-old woman, a six-year-old girl and a 34-year-old man from Kurali tested positive for Covid-19. A 30-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman from Ward No. 4, Kurali, were also found suffering from the contagion.
The Civil Surgeon, Dr Manjit Singh, said all patients had been admitted to a Covid care centre at Gian Sagar Hospital. Health teams had been deputed to trace their contacts and collect the samples of their family members. Dr Manjit said there were 114 active cases with seven deaths reported from the district. — TNS
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