Mohali records biggest spike in a day with 16 new Covid-19 cases
Mohali: In the highest ever spike in Mohali in a day, 16 persons, including 14 males, two below 20, and two females, one aged 11 years, tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, taking e district’s count to 176.
The previous spike was registered on April 30, when 13 cases were reported in one day from the district.
The male patients include one from ATS Society, aged 21 years;one from Mubarakpur, aged 57 years; and a 30-year-old – all in Dera Bassi; two from Janata Colony, Nayagaon, aged 23 years and 37 years; and one from Dappar; aged 48 years . Four persons, including a 32-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman from Lalru and two men aged 52 and 28 years from Chaundhed village there, also tested positive.
Details of other patients released late on Sunday included two males aged 19 and 49 years, from Shivalik City, Kharar; and Dhakoli, Zirakpur; respectively. Three males, aged 40, 38 and 16, and a 11- year-old female, were from Kurali.
All the patients have been moved to Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur, said Dr Manjit Singh, civil surgeon, Mohali.
The Nayagaon patients were contacts of an infected patient, while the man from Mubarakpur had connections with a family in which eight members were infected, he added.
The Kharar, Zirakpur and Kurali patients had travel history and had come from other cities of India to the district, Dr Singh added.
All the patients are responding well to the treatment and are stable. Of the 176 cases in the district 56 are active.