Punjab-Chandigarh

Don’t Rely on False Propaganda on COVID-Civil Surgeon

 covid-19 

The Mirror Time | September 6, 2020

Patiala, (punjab)

Civil Surgeon Patiala, Dr. Harish Malhotra has exhorted to the residents to come on time for early detection of COVID. Making a strong appeal to the district residents to not rely on false propaganda regarding COVID testing, he said that delay in testing may become cause of death for the comorbid patients.
Divulging the details about the test reports of samples, he said that out of 2000 samples, 133 persons tested positive today. Similarly, as many as 165 patients have been declared cured today.


He said that now the district has total number of cured persons 5636 while of total positive patients 7132. Out of the total figure of 7132, the active cases are 1302, besides 194 deaths so far, he added.
Mr. Malhotra said that as per the directives of Health and Family Welfare Department,Punjab, sampling has been increased in the district by adding that Patiala has taken 96733 samples so far, out of which 88101 tested negative.

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