Tribune News Service
Shimla, April 4
At least 122 students and teachers of Dalhousie Public School (DPS), Chamba district, tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. Chamba Deputy Commissioner DC Rana said all patients were asymptomatic.
“An isolation facility has been created for them and a medical team is monitoring their health on a regular basis,” he added.
Earlier, the students had been allowed to join the hostel only on the submission of a negative RT-PCR report. However, one of the students later got himself tested again and turned out to be positive. As a precautionary measure, the tests of all students and teachers were done, added Rana.
So far, the reports of 122 samples out of 800 had come as positive while the results of 130 samples were awaited, he added.
Two succumb to infection in Una
- A 54-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman of Una district died of Covid on Sunday.
- One of the deceased, Dr Raman Kumar Sharma, was a resident of Raipur Sahoran village in Una subdivision. He died at the Tanda Medical College.
- The woman belonged to Pandoga village in Haroli subdivision. Both patients had type-2 diabetes.
- Meanwhile, 31 new cases of Covid were detected in Una on Sunday.
No relief, 408 fresh cases reported
The state reported 408 fresh Covid cases and 10 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases has reached 3,577 while the death toll has mounted to 1,057. Four deaths were reported in Una, two each in Mandi and Shimla, one in Solan and one each in Bilaspur and Kangra. The highest number of 128 cases was reported in Chamba, followed by Hamirpur (57), Shimla (56), Kangra (48), Mandi (32), Una (31), Solan (29), Bilaspur (13), Sirmaur (6) and Kullu (4).
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