Patiala reports 1st Coronavirus case

March 30, 2020 - PatialaPolitics

One positive case has been reported positive from PGI Chandigarh. Patient is a
resident of SAS Nagar. Contact tracing of the case is being done.
➢ One case tested positive, was resident of Ludhiana and was shifted to GMC
Patiala where she died at 6:00pm on 30.03.2020.Comorbidity was present.
Contact tracing is being done.
➢ A resident of Patiala, with travel history of Dubai tested positive and is admitted
at GMC Patiala. Contact tracing is being done.
➢ One patient who was admitted at GMC Amritsar was having co-morbidities
expired on night of 29th March 2020 due to cardiac arrest.
➢ Family members of case reported from Civil Hospital Ambala in Haryana and
Jalandhar have been tracked and all have tested negative for COVID-19.
Close contacts of all these cases have been put under quarantine and surveillance.
Samples of close contacts and high risk cases are being collected and sent to designated
labs for testing.
Teams are working for surveillance.