Zirakpur reported its first coronavirus case on Wednesday, taking up Mohali’s infection tally to 96.
A 57-year-old resident of Golden Sand Apartments tested positive in what is Zirakpur’s first case.
Mohali Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said the patient had recently undergone an operation at a private hospital in Sector 26, Panchkula. Swabs sent by the hospital for testing came back positive, prompting the hospital to alert Mohali district health authorities.
The patient is currently at a Covid Care Centre at Banur’s Gian Sagar Hospital.
Meanwhile, health teams have been despatched collect swabs of the patient’s family.
Of Mohali’s 96 cases, 51 are still active.
Some sources Said Golden sand zirakpur Carona, a 57-year-old elderly postive, underwent surgery at Paras Hospital 4 days ago.