Mohali reports 32 new coronavirus cases; district tally now 747

Punjab DIG shows symptoms of COVID-19, admitted to hospital; Kharar SHO placed under home quarantine

Mohali reports 32 new coronavirus cases; district tally now 747

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Tribune News Service
Mohali, July 27

Mohali reported 32 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, officials said---a development that takes the district's COVID-19 cases to 747.

Some 14 positive patients were released from hospitals after recovery, officials said.

Meanwhile, Punjab Director General of Police has been admitted to Grecian Hospital in Mohali he showed symptoms of coronavirus. Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said Kharar City SHO Bhagwant Singh has also been quarantined at his house in Kharar’s Omega city.

"Kharar SHO was asymptomatic following which he is in home isolation. Punjab DIG showed symptoms of Covid-19 due to which he was admitted to Grecian Hospital here. The contacts of both the officials are being traced."

In a separate development, a branch of State Bank of India in Kharar has been sealed after an employee tested positive. Employees of the branch, which is near the bus stand, have been asked to quarantine themselves at home since the development. Authorities said that their swabs have yet to be taken for testing.

 

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