Punjab

Coronavirus: Patiala announces 4 more containment zones after reporting more than 84 new cases in a day

By Rajan Nath -- July 27, 2020 3:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

As Patiala reported 83 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, the district has announced 4 new micro-containment zones. The new micro-containment zones in the district are the Arya Samaj Mandir, Durga Mandir, Guru Nanak Nagar, near Ambedkar roundabout all in Rajpura, and Hargobind Colony in Bahadurgarh town in Patiala.

Likewise, the Rajpura secretariat has been sealed after 2 new coronavirus cases were detected. Meanwhile, the staff members have been asked to work from home and get tested for the contagion disease.

As per the report, a tea vendor was tested positive in the SDM and Tehsildar office following which the office was sealed. Similarly, the Hira automobile Workshop in Nabha was also shut after 15 staff members were found positive for COVID-19.

Of new cases reported on Sunday, 37 of them were reported from Patiala city, while 16 were from Rajpura, 9 from Nabha, 4 from Samana and 3 from Patran.

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As per the Patiala Civil Surgeon, Dr. Harish Malhotra, the situation in the district was not good. He said that the coronavirus cases have been rising and that the situation is not good.

-PTC News