Two more tested positive for corona virus in Himachal

Shimla, May 16 QNN

Two more person were tested positive for corona virus, one each in district Hamirpur and Kangra today taking the tally of the district Hamirpur to eight and Kngra to 20. Significantly, one covid-19 patient had die while two were recovered and had five active patient in the district. With this the number of total covid-19 cases in the state had surged to 78.

Deputy Commissioner Mr. Harikesh Meena said that one person aged 36 years was tested positive for Corona virus from village Tecch of Dandroo, Gram Panchayat of Barsar subdivision. The man was under institutional quarantine after he arrived here on May 13 from Mumbai. His sample was taken on May 14 and was tested positive today. The infected person would be shifted to the covid-19 dedicated hospital at Bhota, DC added.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the person had come with two other in a taxi from Mumbai. One was from village Kunwi of Dandroo panchyat while other was from Putrial gram panchyat in Nadaun Subdivision.

On the other hand a person from village Maned Near Jaunta in Nurpur Subdivision was tested positive for corona virus. Reportedly, he had come from Gurugram Haryana on May 8. Rakesh Prajapati Deputy Commissioner Kangra said that a person from Nurpur subdivision was tested positive who would be shifted to Covid Care Centre at Baijnath.

The total Number of corona patients had surged to 78 with three deaths, 35 active and 38 recovered.  The district wise covid-19 patients include Kangra 20, Una 18, Chamba 12, Solan 9, Hamirpur 8, Bilaspur 4, Sirmour 4, Mandi 2 and Shimla 1

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