Punjab University staffer, 2 others test +ve

Punjab University staffer, 2 others test +ve

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 28

Three persons were found positive for Covid-19 here today, taking the tally to 431.

A 42-year-old woman, a Panjab University staffer, from Maloya is among the affected persons. She is the family contact of a Sector 29 woman, who is also an employee of the university.

The Maloya woman, who is an employee at Girls’ Hostel No. 10, Panjab University, has three family members and two community contacts. All of them have been sampled for Covid-19. As many as 14 staff members of the DSW office have been home-quarantined.

A 31-year-old man, who returned from Kazakhstan on June 21 and quarantined at Hotel Lemon Tree, has also tested positive for Covid-19. His family resides in Sector 40, here. A two-and-a-half-year-old boy, who resides in Sector 30, was also found positive for the virus. He is the family contact of an already Covid positive 76-year-old woman from the same sector.

56-yr-old woman beats virus, Discharged

Meanwhile, a 56-year-old woman, a resident of Sector 16, was discharged from the Nehru Hospital Extension, PGI, after she got the better of the virus.

Chandigarh 4th in recovery rate

With the recovery rate at 77.8 per cent, Chandigarh has been ranked fourth in the country in terms of recovery rate as per the Ministry of Home and Family Welfare. At the 13th spot, Punjab figured in top 15 with the recovery rate of 65.7 per cent.

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