Shimla: A woman tested positive for coronavirus infection on Thursday, two days after delivering a baby through caesarean section, an official said. The woman is among 24 people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the state, he added. With 24 fresh COVID-19 cases, the state tally has climbed to 384.
Seven of the fresh cases were reported in Sirmaur, followed by four each in Hamirpur and Kangra, three each in Mandi and Chamba, one each in Shimla, Bilaspur and Kullu, Special Secretary (Health) Nipun Jindal said. The woman is among the seven fresh cases from Sirmaur district, Deputy Commissioner R K Pruthi said. He said she had delivered a baby after a caesarean section two days ago at Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar Government Medical College (YSPGMC) in Nahan. The woman is admitted at the Nahan Medical College itself and she has been allowed to keep the baby with her after taking some precautions, he added.