Punjab

SIX NEW CASES OF COVID-19 HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE STATE

March 24, 2020 08:14 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Punjab Media Bulletin- 24-03-2020 COVID-19: Punjab 1 Total Suspected cases reported till date 282 2 Total no. of samples sent 282 3 Total No. of patients tested positive till date 29 4 Total Deaths reported 01 5 Total No. of patients tested negative 220

6 Results Awaited 33

6 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the State  3 cases are from SBS Nagar. All three cases are contacts of a positive case.  3 cases are from Phillaur in Jalandhar and they were in close contact of a positive case.  All 28 cases have been placed under isolation in Govt hospital and are stable

A suspected patient of Fatehgarh Sahib was referred to PGI where the patient died due to some other illness. As per test report of PGI, the patient was negative for COVID-19. Close contacts of all these cases have been put under quarantine and surveillance. Samples of close contacts of these cases have also been taken and sent to designated labs for testing.

Teams are working for surveillance.

District Wise Cases of COVID-19 in Punjab

District Confirmed Cases Discharged Deaths 1 SBS Nagar 18 0 1 2 SAS Nagar 05 0 0 3 Jalandhar 03 0 0 4 Amritsar 02 0 0 5 Hoshiarpur 01 0 0 Total 29 0 1

A. Advisory and guidelines have been issued to all the districts for prevention and management.

B. Sufficient logistics are available at all sites.

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