STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Punjab COVID-19 tally reaches 89 with ten more cases, Mohali worst hit

Seven people tested positive for the coronavirus in Mohali district. They were residents of Jawaharpur village in Dera Bassi.

Published: 07th April 2020 02:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th April 2020 02:13 PM   |  A+A-

Police personnel charge at a biker for flouting lockdown guidelines, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, near Razia Sultana Fort in Bathinda, Punjab

Police personnel charge at a biker for flouting lockdown guidelines, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, near Razia Sultana Fort in Bathinda, Punjab, on Tuesday | PTI

Express News Service

CHANDIGARH: Ten positive cases of coronavirus were reported from Punjab on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 89. The new cases were from Sujanpur, Mansa and Dera Bassi.

Seven people tested positive for the coronavirus in Mohali district. They were residents of Jawaharpur village in Dera Bassi. The total number of  COVID-19 cases in Mohali is now 26 which is the highest in Punjab.

CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW CORONAVIRUS LIVE UPDATES

Also, a man in Sujanpur in Pathankot district contracted the virus from his wife
who was the first person in the district to test positive. Two women from
Mansa who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi last month
also tested positive.

Meanwhile, 109 people in Fatehgarh Sahib district were quarantined on Tuesday after they came in contact with attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat event including two women who had tested positive. 45 people have been quarantined in Maneli village and 64 in Sanghol village. Samples of 17 people have been sent for examination.

Eight people in Nawanshahar recovered from COVID-19 on Tuesday. The district has
19 positive cases. Two people who completed their isolation period have tested negative for the virus.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp