19 people positive including private hospital receptionist and lab technician

The count of coronavirus patients has been steadily increasing. After 19 cases on Thursday, the count reached 750. Of these 19 patients, 12 will be counted in the district figures. Among the infected, lab technician of PIMS Hospital, receptionist of Shingara Hospital, 4 members of Pir Bodla Bazar’s textile trader’s family, 3 Army personnel, private marketing staff, besides the accused locked up in hawala in police station Adampur have also been confirmed coronavirus.

According to doctors, the receptionist of the private hospital had fever a few days ago. According to the Health Department report, among those who have been confirmed corona, 5 people have come in contact with infected patients while the source of infection of the remaining 14 is not known.

On Thursday, samples of travelers from abroad have been taken to the NIT by the Health Department.Reports of over 250 suspected coronavirus patients have come back negative on Thursday. So far, reports of 21748 suspected people of coronavirus in the district have been negative.

After confirmation in civil, samples will be sent to government lab

The Punjab government had installed a trunet machine for virus testing in the civil hospital last month. Now after getting sample positive from this machine, the samples will again be sent to the government laboratory for proof. Pathologist Dr. Alfred of the Civil Hospital says that now the species of virus will be detected here. If the swab sample is confirmed to have coronavirus infection, then the swab sample in Faridkot will have a test of Covid-19.

Corona to 4 people from Dubai and Kuwait

According to the Health Department report, a 23-year-old man from village Rurawal Pasla, who returned from Dubai a few days ago, has been confirmed as coronavirus.  In addition, coronavirus has also been confirmed to a 53-year-old man from village Gill Sihowal in Nakodar, 51-year-old from village Pokhiyan and 51-year-old from village Lesdiwal.  All three have returned from Kuwait a few days ago.

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