Doctor, 4 others test positive for coronavirus in Patiala

Doctor, 4 others test positive for coronavirus in Patiala

Tribune News Service

Patiala, April 21

Five people, including a doctor, tested positive for coronavirus in Rajpura block of this district on Monday night. With this, the total number of positive cases in the district has reached 31. 

Civil Surgeon Harish Malhotra said all five positive cases were of Anaj Mandi area of Rajpura. He said all were contacts of the earlier positive cases of the area.

He said, "Out of 19 samples, five tested positive. We have already contained the area and there is no need to panic."

Of the five, one is daughter-in-law of the Rajpura woman who had tested positive while three are friends of already positive patient, the health department said.

Malhotra said a doctor also tested positive for coronavirus.

The Rajpura woman had visited the said doctor before she was shifted to the isolation ward of Government Rajindra Hospital.

All five have been shifted to Rajindra Hospital.

 

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