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Three fresh cases in Bapu Dham take Chandigarh’s Covid-19 tally to 282

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 10:33 PM IST

Three fresh Covid-19 cases were reported in Bapu Dham Colony, taking its total tally to 209 and that of Chandigarh’s to 282 on Wednesday.

Those infected include two men, aged 20 and 32, of the same household. The third case is that of an 18-year-old youth. According to officials, all are contacts of previous positive cases.

Chandigarh now has 91 active cases, of which 89 are from Bapu Dham Colony.

The colony accounts for 74% of the total cases and 98% of the active. In fact after a change in testing strategy from May 23, this containment zone in Sector 26 has recorded 62 of its 206 cases within just five days. The first case in Chandigarh was recorded on March 18 and Bapu Dham Colony reported its first infection on April 24.

Meanwhile, 46 people who upon recovering were moved to the post-discharge quarantine centre at Sood Dharamshala, Sector 22, were sent home on Wednesday..

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