COVID-19 pandemic

Two Jamaatis test +ve in Mohali, district count 12

Belong to Kumbhra and Mauli Baidwan, admitted to hospital

Two Jamaatis test +ve in Mohali, district count 12

CRPF personnel deployed to check any untoward incident as a team of the Health Department examines residents after the surfacing of a Covid-19 case at Jagatpura village in Mohali, on Friday. Tribune Photo: Manoj Mahajan

Tribune News Service

Mohali, April 3

Two of the three attendees of the Tablighi Jammat in New Delhi tested positive for Covid-19 in the district today, taking the total number of those affected by the virus to 12.

While one of them belongs to Kumbhra near Sector 68, the other is from Mauli Baidwan village, which has been sealed.

Both patients have been admitted to Gian Sagar Hospital and both areas are being sanitised and full quarantine protocol is being followed.

Mauli Baidwan village sealed after a Covid case.

Contacts of other positive cases test negative

The Deputy Commissioner said 48 samples of the contacts of the Jagatpura positive case had been found negative while the results of three samples were awaited. Besides, 14 samples of contacts of other positive cases had also been found negative, while the results of five more were awaited, he said.

Mauli Baidwan, Alamgir villages sealed

Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said apart from Mauli Baidwan village, Alamgir village near Lalru had also been sealed as a precautionary measure since approximately 15 people from the Ambala Cantt area attended the congregation at Alamgir village. One of them was found Covid-19 positive on Thursday at the PGI. He said families of these people had been home-quarantined.

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