Thermal scanning of a person before reopening of VR Mall during lockdown in Mohali. Tribune photo: Vicky
Tribune News Service
Mohali, June 7
With the surfacing of three more cases of coronavirus, total cases in the district have spiked to 131 with 20 active cases now.
Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said the patients who have been tested positive include a 32-year-old resident of Dhakoli in Zirakpur who had gone to Amritsar with his friends and returned on June 1.
He said the patient works as a photographer.
He said the two other patients include the 57-year-old wife and the 30-year-old son of a resident of Rishi Apartments in Sector 70, who tested positive on June 5.
Dr Manjit Singh said they have traced 13 contacts of the Sector 70 resident who tested positive and have taken their samples.
He said that they would get their reports within next two days and added that more contacts are being searched for.
He further said all the patients have been shifted to Covid Care Centre at Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur.
All the persons admitted are responding well to the treatment and are stable, he added.