After 84 new coronavirus cases in a day, Patiala declares 4 more containment zones - ECAS Punjab

After 84 new coronavirus cases in a day, Patiala declares 4 more containment zones

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Tribune News Service
Patiala, July 27

After Patiala reported 84 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, four new micro-containment zones have been declared in the district. The new micro-containment zones in the district are the areas around the Arya Samaj Mandir, Durga Mandir, Guru Nanak Nagar, near Ambedkar roundabout all in Rajpura, and Hargobind Colony in Bahadurgarh town of the district. Besides, one car dealership was sealed to stem the spread of the virus.

Hira automobile Workshop in Nabha has also been shut after 15 staff members were found infected with COVID-19. It has been learned that one staff member was found infected last week and later the entire staff tested positive.

Of the 84 cases, 37 were reported from Patiala city, 16 from Rajpura, nine from Nabha, four from Samana and three from Patran. Meanwhile, 15 positive cases were reported from different villages of the district.

Patiala Civil Surgeon, Dr Harish Malhotra, said the situation in the district was not good. He said," Cases are rising continuously. The situation is not good. People should take things seriously and stay at home."

With this development, the number of people infected with coronavirus stands at 1,397.



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