Three more test positive in Mohali

Three more test positive in Mohali

Mohali, June 29

With the surfacing of three more cases of coronavirus, the district Covid tally has gone up to 259. The persons affected with the virus are a 28-year-old man from Mauli Baidwan, a 30-year-old man and a 24-year-old youth from Baheda village.

Civil Surgeon Manjit Singh said the Mauli Baidwan resident was a case of influenza-like illness while the other two were contacts of a Covid patient. He said the new patients were admitted to the Covid care centre at Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur.

Manjit Singh said two patients had been cured and were discharged from the hospital today. They are a 35-year-old woman and a seven-year-old girl, both residents of Kurali.

The Civil Surgeon said of the 259 patients, 196 were cured while three died of the disease. The district had 60 active cases, he added.

Meanwhile, officials of the Health Department have sealed a portion of the State Bank of India branch in

Sector 68 where an employee was found positive. DC Girish Dayalan said they had directed the bank to close the wing where its employee was working. Health teams were sent to the bank to take a list of persons who were in contact with the employee besides taking the samples of the family members and other contacts of the employee. All employees were directed to home-quarantine themselves. — TNS

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