COVID 19: 3 more positive cases in Punjab; total number rises to 6 in state now

Chandigarh, March 21

Three more people in Punjab have tested positive for coronavirus, taking the total in the state to six, an official said on Saturday.

“Three more people have tested positive in Mohali,” Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said.

Among the fresh cases is the sister of a 69-year-old Mohali woman who tested positive on Friday, he said.

Another person who tested positive had come in contact with a Chandigarh-based 23-year-old coronavirus patient, Dayalan said.

The other person is a 42-year-old resident who had recently returned from the United Kingdom and was admitted to a government hospital in Sector 16 in Chandigarh, the official said.

The first coronavirus positive patient in Punjab had a travel history to Italy and the second person, who died on Wednesday in Nawanshahr, had returned from Germany via Italy.

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