Chandigarh Media Bulletin- 25-03-2020, COVID-19: 7 cases of COVID-19 reported in Chandigarh

Latest status update on samples taken and results of testing:

1. A 29 year female resident of Chandigarh with history of travel to Dubai has been admitted at Isolation ward of GMSH-16. She has been sampled for COVID-19.

2. A 25 year female resident of Chandigarh with no travel history has been admitted at CD-Ward of PGIMER. She has been sampled for COVID-19.

Fresh Admissions:

3. A 49 year Male resident of Derabassi, Punjab with no travel history has been admitted at Isolation Ward of GMCH-32. Till now sample for COVID-19 has not been collected by the hospital.

4. A 27 year Male resident of Chandigarh with no travel history has been admitted at Isolation ward of GMCH-32. Till now sample for COVID-19 has not been collected by the hospital.

COVID-19 Situation:

Global Scenario: 415527 lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases & 18738 Deaths due to COVID-19.

India Situation: 519 Lab confirmed COVID-19 cases & 9 Deaths.

Chandigarh Status: 7 lab confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Chandigarh COVID-19 Status Update:

New passengers enrolled today

Total Number of Passengers under Surveillance

Total Number of Samples of UT Chandigarh Tested for COVID-19

Total Number of Samples of UT Chandigarh found Positive for COVID-19

Total Number of Samples of UT Chandigarh found negative

for COVID-19

Total number of samples of UT Chandigarh where result awaited

52 (49* + 3)

566

60

7

51

2

*list of passengers with travel history to affected countries shared by Government of India.

Out of the 566 passengers, presently 502 passengers are under Home Quarantine and 64 have completed home quarantine/ migrated to other states.

24 x 7 Helpline & Control Room call record for COVID-19: Total 961 Calls have been attended in UT-Chandigarh for COVID-19 till date.

Helpline 9779558282: 812 Calls

Chandigarh Control Room Number: 0172-2752038: 149 Calls

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