CHANDIGARH: A 65-year-old man from Mohali has tested positive for the COVID-19 on Monday, officials said.
This has brought the total count of cases in the state to 39.
As per reports, the man was admitted to the PGIMER hospital six days ago.
Mohali Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said, “He was taken to the hospital after he complained of chest pain and breathlessness. Now his test report for coronavirus has come positive.”
“We are tracing all his contacts and their tests will be conducted,” Mohali DC added.
Out of 39 cases in Punjab, 19 were reported from Nawanshahr, seven from Mohali, six from Hoshiarpur, five from Jalandhar and one each from Amritsar and Ludhiana.
On Sunday evening, a 62-year-old coronavirus patient died at Government Medical College in Amritsar. 62-year-old Harbhajan Singh’s death recorded the second casualty due to COVID-19 in the state.