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Thursday, 23 July 2020

In the biggest spike, Mohali sees 36 cases

Mohali, July 22

The district saw the highest-ever single-day spike of 36 fresh Covid-19 cases today, taking the count of Mohali to 610.

Stating this, Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said eight positive patients had been cured and were discharged from the hospital, taking the number of patients to have recovered from the disease so far to 379.

"We are fully equipped to address the challenge posed by the increasing number of patients; requisite men and material are in place and saving precious lives is our primary focus," said the Deputy Commissioner.

Making an appeal to the public to adhere to safety protocols, Dayalan said the new cases were primarily the contacts of already active cases.

Those infected with the virus are a 48-year-old man from Dhakoli, two males, aged 40 and five, and a 42 year-old woman from Dera Bassi, a 32-year-old woman from Lalru, a 56-year-old woman from Phase 2, two females, aged 20 and 17, and a 49-year-old man from Shivalik City, Kharar, two youths, aged 17 and 26, from Gharuan, a 20-year-old girl from Kurali, a 40-year-old man from Ramgarh Daun, a 51-year-old woman from Phase 4, a 48-year-old man from Balongi, a 37-year-old man from Sector 56, a 47-year-old woman from Kandala, a 10-year-old boy from Banur, three males, aged 30, 21 and 72, from Kharar, a 53-year-old woman and two males, aged 31 and 38, from Sunny Enclave, Kharar, a 42-year-old woman from Phase 3B2, a 21-year-old youth from Dashmesh Nagar, Kharar, a 49-year-old man from SBP Homes, Kharar, four males, aged 14, 11, 47 and 10, and a 46-year-old woman from Hira Enclave, Kharar, a 28-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man from Sarvjot Enclave, Kharar, a 23-year-old youth from Kharar and a 25-year-old man from Phase 2, Mohali.

Eight patients have been cured of the disease and were discharged from the hospital.

The district has so far witnessed 610 cases. While 379 patients have recovered, there are 219 active cases. Twelve persons have died of the disease in the district. —TNS

from The Tribune

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