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80-year-old woman tests positive in Bapu Dham Colony, Chandigarh’s Covid-19 count climbs to 302

Admitted to the Government Multi Speciality Hospital in Sector 16, the woman is the community contact of a positive case

chandigarh Updated: Jun 04, 2020 23:08 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
There was a spike in cases when a health care worker from the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, who lived in the congested Bapu Dham Colony tested positive for the disease on April 24. Since then 226 people have tested positive for the infection in the locality.
There was a spike in cases when a health care worker from the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, who lived in the congested Bapu Dham Colony tested positive for the disease on April 24. Since then 226 people have tested positive for the infection in the locality. (HT PHOTO )

An 80-year-old woman, a resident of Bapu Dham Colony, tested positive for Covid-19 here on Thursday.

With this, UT’s Covid-19 count has reached 302, of which 75 cases are active and there have been five fatalities. A total of 222 patients have been discharged, a recovery rate of 73.5%.

The woman, admitted to the Government Multi-Speciality Hospital in Sector 16, is a community contact of a positive case, officials said. Samples of six of her family members were collected. One report is negative.

Also, eight patients, all residents of Bapu Dham Colony, were shifted to the post-discharge quarantine centre at Sood Dharamshala. These included one female and seven male patients.

Three patients discharged in Mohali

Three Covid-19 patients were discharged from Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur after recovering from the disease.

These included two male patients from Mohali and one male from Zirakpur. The district reported no new case on Thursday.

Of the 123 confirmed cases so far, 106 people have recovered and three have died. The district now has 14 active cases, a recovery rate of 86.1%.

Panchkula tally remained 27 with no new case as well.

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