PATIALA: Thirty-two people in this district tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday morning.
As per reports, the majority of the cases are from Samana.
With this latest development, Patiala district has reported 73 cases of the virus in the last 24 hours.
The total number of cases in the district has risen to 552.
Dr. Sumeet Singh Distt. Epidemiologist Patiala announced Jaijian street, Topkhana mor area as containment zones on Saturday.
Apart from this, the Anardana chowk car parking to Chandni chowk-Karah wala chownk and Jutti bazaar has been contained too.
Meanwhile, the coronavirus cases in India have risen to 8,20,916 as the country recorded its biggest one-day jump in coronavirus infections.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 27,114 cases were recorded in last 24 hours.
The number of active cases in the country stands at 2,83,407. Coronavirus deaths in India have surged to 22,123, while 5,15,385 people have been cured/discharged.