COVID-19: 7 more cases reported in Gurugram

Source : IANS
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Last Updated: Mon, May 18th, 2020, 20:08:39hrs

Gurugram, May 18 (IANS) Gurugram on Monday reported seven more coronavirus cases in different areas, adding to the concerns of district authorities since some cases were reported from new areas.

According to Gurugram Civil Surgeon JS Punia, one case each was found in Sector 18, Bhawani Enclave, West Gandhi Nagar, Devi Nagar, Sarhaul, Vikas Nagar and Ravi Nagar.

"We have a total of 211 cases till date, including 97 active cases admitted in different city hospitals. As many as 114 patients have been cured and discharged," Punia said.

"All these patients are somehow linked with high-risk earlier positive patients. They have been isolated in different government and private hospitals of the district and their houses declared as quarantine zones. The family members have been asked to stay indoors for 21 days," Punia said.

As many as 33 persons are under observation of health officials in different quarantine facilities.

The Gurugram district administration has so far drawn 10,007 samples, of which 9,533 tested negative. Reports of 263 samples are still awaited.

Gurugram district currently have 35 containment zones, including 34 in Gurugram block.

--IANSstr/tsb