Seven people test positive in Punjab’s Mohali, district’s Covid-19 count climbs to 191

Updated on Jun 17, 2020 08:14 PM IST

A 35-year-old woman and her son have tested positive; 56 active cases in the district

(Representative Image/HT)
(Representative Image/HT)
Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By, Mohali

Seven people tested positive for Covid-19 in Mohali on Wednesday, taking the district’s total count to 191.

All cases have been reported from Dera Bassi subdivison, which accounts for 52% of the infections in the district.

A 35-year-old woman and her 18-year-old son from Dappar are among the fresh cases. They contracted the virus from the woman’s husband who had tested positive after returning from Delhi on June 8.

Other five patients are a 24-year-old man from Zirakpur, and three women, aged 30, 36, and 53, and a man, aged 30, from Dera Bassi town. They, too, are contacts of a positive patient, who had travelled from Delhi recently.

Civil surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said all patients have been shifted to Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur and are responding well to the treatment.

Meanwhile, five persons were discharged from hospital on Wednesday. So far, 191 people have tested positive in the district, of which 132 people have been cured and three have succumbed. There are 56 active cases.

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