Correction: NHM Himachal Pradesh has clarified that there were 7 positive cases of Coronavirus. Earlier 9 cases were being reported.
Shimla: Coronavirus has started spreading in Himachal Pradesh as today 7 positive cases were reported from Baddi region only. With this total tally of Coronavirus positive is now 14 in the state. 6 are Delhi residents and shifted to Medanta Hospital.
As per preliminary test report 3 positive cases of Coronavirus are connected to Tablighi Jamaat and five others are Delhi residents (who were staying in a company guesthouse at Barotiwala). Earlier 9 cases were reported but NHM Himachal clarified of 7 cases.
Delhi residents’ patients have been shifted to Medanta Hospital at Gurugram late last evening. A woman, who had tested positive for Coronavirus, died at the PGI, Chandigarh on 3rd April.
The local administration has quarantined new virus positive persons in Baddi and it’s likely to shift them to IGMC Shimla. The local administration now also identifying others who had come in contact with positive cases.
The state government has directed to keep close watch on persons, who had attended Nijamuddin Tablighi Jamaat and asked to isolate and quarantine them to check the spread of the pandemic.