Tribune News Service
Mohali, April 3
Mohali reported two more coronavirus cases in the district---both believed to be related to a religious congregation in Delhi that has become the latest source of COVID-19 scare.
Mohali Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said in a tweet that authorities were now trying to trace the contacts of the two who tested positive on Friday.
“2 more positive cases in the district, had attended religious congregation at Delhi. In isolation. Contacts being traced. Contacts of positive case in Jagatpura - 48 sample negative, 3 awaited. Contacts of other positive cases - 14 sample negative, 5 awaited,” Dayalan’s tweet said.
Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said that one case came from Mauli Baidwan and the other Sector 68 in the district. A third person has been home quarantined.
This would be Punjab’s first reported coroanvirus cases in connection with the Tablighi Jaamat congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin. This also takes the number of cases in the district to 12.
Punjab’s latest media bulletin meanwhile shows that the state reported six new cases on Friday. The state has reported five deaths so far. .
The daily bulletin shows 1381 of 1585 samples sent for testing came back negative. Authorities are awaiting results for 153. One has been discharged so far.
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