The total COVID-19 positive cases in Punjab on Tuesday increased to 41, including three deaths, according to Punjab Health Minister, BS Sidhu.The Minister further stated that the state's first COVID-19 patient has fully recovered and contact tracing of all positive patients is taking place.Earlier, Ramnagar Sainian village of Patiala was sealed by the local administration as a precautionary measure after a 21-year-old resident of the village, who returned from Nepal, tested positive for COVID-19.According to the latest update by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country have reached 1,251.
Ramnagar Sainian village of Patiala district was sealed by the local administration, as a precautionary measure after a 21-yr-old resident of the village, who returned from Nepal, tested positive for COVID-19 while other family members tested negative.The village was sanitised with the disinfectants and police and medical team were deployed.Gurpreet Singh who had returned from Nepal on March 19, was admitted to Ambala Civil Hodpital on March 26 by the family members where he was tested positive for COVID-19.The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had earlier reported a total of 1024 confirmed COVID-19 cases in India and 27 deaths due to the deadly virus.
A 21-year-old man who was admitted to the civil hospital in here in Haryana, tested COVID-19 positive on Saturday, officials said. The man is from a village in Patiala in Punjab. Haryana health department official said after complaining of high fever and vomiting the patient was admitted to the Ambala civil hospital on March 26 and was kept in the isolation ward. His sample was sent to PGIMER at Chandigarh and it was received on Saturday evening. "The test confirmed him as COVID - 19 positive," according to Senior Medical Officer of the Ambala civil hospital Sunil Hari. He said the COVID- 19 affected patient belonged to a village in Patiala. The youth had returned from Nepal. He reached Delhi over a week back and then his village from the national capital. When he fell ill, he was rushed to the civil hospital here, the officials said. In addition to his family back in the village, hospital authorities are collecting details of persons with whom he could have come in contact. Hari said