ASHA worker, combine operator test positive for coronavirus in Patiala

ASHA worker tested positive during random sampling of health workers

ASHA worker, combine operator test positive for coronavirus in Patiala

Tribune News Service 

Patiala, May 23

Three people, including an ASHA worker, tested positive for coronavirus here on Saturday.

Of them, one returned from Mumbai while the other is a combine operator who came from Uttar Pradesh.

They have been shifted to the isolation ward of Government Rajindra Hospital. 

With this, the total number of positive cases has reached 111 in the district.

The Health Department said samples of the close contacts of all three would be taken on Saturday.

Civil Surgeon Dr Harish Malhotra said Rapid Response Teams had been put on the job.

He said the ASHA worker tested positive during random sampling of health workers. The worker was deployed in Kauli block of the district, the Civil Surgeon said.

 

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