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Bathinda reports 33 positive cases of coronavirus in a single day

By Rajan Nath -- May 03, 2020 11:05 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

The total number of coronavirus cases in Bathinda has increased to 35 after the district reported 33 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday night. The district has witnessed a steep hike in Covid-19 patients.

Meanwhile, a 28-year-old suspected coronavirus patient from Maur Khurd passed away, a report said. He had returned from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. He was undergoing treatment at the Faridkot Medical College. His test report is yet to come. In the meanwhile, his family members have claimed that if his report comes positive, they will not take his body to their home.

Bathinda has also become a hotspot and has been designated as a red zone. This has led to panic amongst the residents. Meanwhile, the residents are raising questions on the poor management of the state government in bringing back the pilgrims from Sri Nanded Sahib.

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The residents have claimed that the pilgrims should have been tested before leaving for Punjab and even on their arrival they should have been kept in quarantine at the government centres, instead of sending them home for quarantine.

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Also, Mansa reported three more positive cases. All of them are the pilgrims who returned from Sri Nanded Sahib in Maharashtra. The total number of cases reported in Mansa has gone up to 16 out of which four have been cured.

-PTC News