Chandigarh gets 1 more COVID-19 patient, total 6

Chandigarh, 22 March : One more patient on Sunday tested positive for coronavirus, officials said. With this the total number patients rose to six in the city.

The health condition of all the six positive cases is stable, an official statement said.

One young male, the secondary contact of the first positive case who had returned from Britain, sampled at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Sector 32 was positive for COVID-19.

The sample of another male taken at the GMCH was negative.

The total number of positive cases in Chandigarh rose to six, it said.

A day after a student who returned from Britain was diagnosed coronavirus positive, the city on March 20 tested four more positive cases, prompting authorities to impose a ban on gatherings of over 50 people.

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