9 test positive for coronavirus in Una, Himachal’s tally now 27

All those who tested positive were contacts of three people who attended Nizamuddin congregation

9 test positive for coronavirus in Una, Himachal’s tally now 27

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Tribune News Service
Shimla, April 7

Nine people tested positive for coronavirus in Una on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 27.

All nine were contacts of three people who tested positive earlier. The three had attended last month’s Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin mosque and tested positive earlier this month. Health authorities tested had tested swabs from 79 of their contacts. Of these, 70 tested negative.

All nine were staying at a mosque in Kuthera Kherla village in Amb tehsil. Teh Amb. One of the nine people belonged to the village, five were from Sirmaur district and one from Solan’s Arki. Two others were from Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

Himachal has so far recorded one death from the infection.  

 

 

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