7-year-old Girl, Two Women Test Positive For COVID-19 In HP

Sirmaur : A seven-year-old girl and two women have tested positive for coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 71, officials said on Thursday. The three fresh cases were reported from Sirmaur and Kangra districts in the state, they said.

A 24-year-old woman who recently returned to Himachal Pradesh from Mumbai tested positive for the dreaded virus at Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College (RPGMC) in Kangra on Thursday, the officials said. The woman and her daughter were quarantined after they had returned to Paonta Sahib on May 4 and their samples were taken for testing on May 12, Sirmaur Deputy Commissioner R K Pruthi said, adding that both of them were asymptomatic. With the three new cases, the COVID-19 tally in the state rose to 71. Three people have lost their lives due to the disease.