Five new coronavirus cases in Chandigarh, total 13

Chandigarh, March 30, 2020 –

With five new coronavirus cases reported on Monday in Chandigarh, the total such cases in the Union Territory rose to 13, doctors said.

The new cases are of an NRI couple who returned from Canada and a family of three, the primary contact of a COVID-19 patient.

The NRI couple, aged 32 and residents of Canada, has been admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Sector 32. They have tested positive.

Similarly, three family members, including mother, of a coronavirus patient also tested positive in the GMCH. He is a 22-year-old man from Chandigarh who returned from Dubai on March 11.

He had developed fever in home quarantine on March 25, the 15th day of his return, and tested positive on March 27.

“Bad news, one new corona positive case in Chandigarh. Dubai returned. Symptoms detection on 15th day. Unusual. Tracing his contacts. All will be quarantined,” Chandigarh Adviser Manoj Parida had said in a tweet.  (Agency)


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