Coronavirus: ASHA worker, 3 others test positive in Patiala; tally rises to 126

2 NRIs, a woman who had returned from Delhi test positive

Coronavirus: ASHA worker, 3 others test positive in Patiala; tally rises to 126

The two NRIs, who has returned from Kuwait, had been quarantined at the Guru Dukhniwaran Sahib.. Image only for representational purposes

Tribune News Service
Patiala, June 1

Four people—including an ASHA worker and two non-resident Indians (NRI)—tested positive for coronavirus in Patiala on Monday, taking the case tally in the district to 216.

The two NRIs, who has returned from Kuwait, had been quarantined at the Guru Dukhniwaran Sahib.

A woman of village Shimbro in Bhadson Block of the district, who had returned from New Delhi, was the third patient who tested positive.

Significantly, the fourth patient, an ASHA Worker, tested positive for the coronavirus during a random sampling of health workers. The ASHA worker had been working at Matroda village in Bhadson block. One ASHA worker had tested positive for the contagion last week.

Patiala Civil Surgeon, Dr Harish Malhotra, said all the patients had already been shifted to the isolation ward of the Government Rajindra Hospital. Malhotra said that rapid response teams had already been pressed into the job.

Meantime, Patiala Health Department said that samples of the close contacts of all four patients would be taken on Monday. 

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