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Punjab tally rises to 38 after new cases of coronavirus reported from Mohali, Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur

By Rajan Nath -- March 27, 2020 2:35 pm -- Updated:March 27, 2020 2:46 pm

New positive cases of coronavirus (COVID 19) have been reported from Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, and Mohali on Friday. Meanwhile, the total number of positive cases in Punjab has increased to 38. A fresh case was reported from Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, and Sector-69 in Mohali. The Mohali patient has been identified as Aarti Sharma (36).

According to the information, Hoshiarpur has reported 5 confirmed coronavirus cases, while Jalandhar reported 5 and Mohali reported 6 so far. Earlier on Thursday, two cases were reported, one each from Jalandhar and Nawanshahr.

So far, Punjab has recorded just one death. A man, identified as Baldev Singh, had passed away in Nawanshahr earlier this month. According to the information, Baldev Singh had diagnosed over a dozen people.

Therefore, to avoid the further spread of the pandemic, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced a complete lockdown and curfew in the state while Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a complete lockdown in India.

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What about Haryana?

The Department of Health, Haryana Government, on Thursday stated that the total number of positive cases of Coronavirus in the state stands at 18. Out of these, 2 cases have been reported from Faridabad, 10 from Gurugram, 1 from Palwal, 3 from Panipat, 1 from Panchkula and 1 from Sonepat.

-PTC News

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