PGI employee among 13 contract infection in Chandigarh

PGI employee among 13 contract infection in Chandigarh

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 10

Thirteen fresh Covid-19 cases were reported from the city today, taking the tally to 536.

Those infected with the virus include a 58-year-old woman, an accountant at the PGI, and a 76-year-old man from Sector 21. As many as 10 contacts of the PGI employee have been quarantined.

A 60-year-old man and a 30-year-old man from Mani Majra also tested positive for the virus. They are the contacts of already positive patients.

A 24-year-old man from Khuda Lahora and a 52-year-old woman from Sector 45 are the family contacts already positive cases of Khuda Lahora and Sector 45, respectively.

A 64-year-old woman, an 82-year-old woman, a month-old girl and a 29-year-old woman also contracted the infections. They are the contacts of an already positive patient from Sector 55.

A 34-year-old man from Ram Darbar was also found positive. He has four family members and all are asymptomatic.

An 18-year-old woman from Sector 41 is the community contact of a positive case from Sector 55.

A 61-year-old man from Mani Majra, Chandigarh, was also found infected.

He has seven family

members and all of them asymptomatic.

Five patients discharged

Meanwhile, five patients were discharged after defeating the virus on Friday. They are a 60-year-old woman from Sector 29, a 36-year-old man from Mani Majra and a 39-year-old man, a 36-year-old woman and a 65-year-old woman, all from Sector 23.

The total number of cured patients in Chandigarh has risen to 408.

The number of active cases in the city now stands at 121 with seven deaths reported so far.

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