10 more contract virus in Mohali district

10 more contract virus in Mohali district

Tribune News Service

Mohali, June 28

As many as 10 new Covid-19 cases were reported from the district today.

The affected persons include two women, aged 50 and 16, and four men, 24, 25, 82 and 40, all residents of Kharar. A 61-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman from Maya Garden, Zirakpur, have also contracted the virus. A resident of Sector 71, Mohali, a 23-year old man and a woman from Tasimbli village near Lalru were also found infected.

The Civil Surgeon, Dr Manjit Singh, said three patients from Kharar were the contacts of already positive patients, while two others were influenza-like illness (ILI) cases. The 25-year-old man from Kharar had returned from Delhi. All patients had been admitted to the Covid care centre at Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur. Dr Manjit said there were 59 active cases in the district while 194 had been cured and three died of the disease.

3 patients discharged

The Civil Surgeon said three patients were discharged from Gian Sagar Hospital on Sunday after defeating the virus. They were a 21-year-old resident of Zirakpur, a 57-year-old resident of Kurali and a 53-year-old from Lalru.

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