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Jalandhar reports 5 new cases of coronavirus; first COVID-19 patient in Sangrur recovers

By Rajan Nath -- April 22, 2020 1:18 pm

The total number of coronavirus cases in Jalandhar has increased to 53 after five new cases were reported from the district on Tuesday evening. According to the information, According to the information, two of them are from the media houses. Jalandhar is having the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the state.

First-person who tested positive in Sangrur recovers

The first person who tested positive for coronavirus from the village Gaggarpur in Sangrur district has recovered, the Punjab Chief Secretary KBS Sidhu said on Wednesday.

"Last evening, our first positive case from village Gaggarpur came negative in a retest. Now, we have 2 positive cases, down from 3," Sidhu said in a tweet. So far, Mohali remains the worst-hit district with the highest number of coronavirus cases at 62 followed by Jalandhar at 53 and Patiala at 31.

 

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Coronavirus in India

The total number of coronavirus (COVID 19) cases in India has surged to 19,984 after 1383 new positive cases were reported in the last 24 hours, as of Wednesday morning. Out of 19,984 cases, 3870 have been cured and discharged while the death toll has reached 640 after 50 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry.

-PTC News

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