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All patients cured, 4 dists Covid-free

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 21

Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu today expressed satisfaction over the release of all patients of Covid in Mohali, Sangrur, Ferozepur and Moga districts. He said it was a big relief for these districts that there were no more active cases of the disease.

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All patients have been discharged and sent home after treatment from the isolation centres on Thursday, bringing down the active cases to zero in these four districts.

In a press statement, Sidhu said although there was no patient in these districts as of now, the fight with the pandemic was not over. He said the state government had managed to contain the spread of the deadly disease to a great extent, "but our fight will continue till the specific treatment for the disease is not available".

The Health Minister lauded the efforts of all district administrations, mainly health officials, to check the spread of Covid though successful contact tracing where more than 99 per cent contacts of positive patients were traced in containment zones and other areas.

from The Tribune

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