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Monday, 17 August 2020

Covid-19: 42 more contract virus in Panchkula

Tribune News Service

Panchkula, August 16

The district reported 42 new Covid-19 cases today, taking the tally to 1,209.

The fresh cases include eight from Kalka, six from Sector 20, five from Pinjore, four from Sector 7, two each from Abheypur, Sector 12-A, Sector 16, Sector 21 and Mansa Devi Complex, one each from Sector 10, Raipur Rani, Sector 6, Rally village, Sector 4, Nanakpur, Sector 25 and Sector 15.

A 27-year-old man from the ITBP also contracted the virus. At least seven persons, who tested positive, are being traced and are yet to be added to the total count. The district now has 444 active cases. As many as 761 patients have been cured and discharged.

+ve woman flees from hospital

Panchkula: A Covid patient allegedly ran away from the Covid care ward of the Civil Hospital, Sector 6, here on Saturday and reached her home. The 56-year-old woman from Sector 16 is reportedly suffering from mental health issues. According to the hospital authorities, she will be kept under home isolation. Though the authorities had filed a complaint with the Deputy Commissioner of Police, no action has been initiated against her. TNS

from The Tribune

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