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5 more cases reported in Gurugram, tally 166

IANS | May 13, 2020 08:37 PM

GURUGRAM:Five more coronavirus cases have been detected in the millennium city, taking total to 166, according to the health officials, here on Wednesday.
There are 99 active cases admitted to different hospitals. In the past 8 days, 79 Covid-19 cases have been reported.
J.S. Punia, Gurugram Civil Surgeon, said, "Five cases have been reported from different areas. They have been isolated in different government and private hospitals of the district and their houses declared quarantine homes. The family members have been asked to stay at home for 21 days."

The new cases appeared in Sheetala colony, Basai and sector 28. One case is linked to a call centre and another to an export company in Udyog Vihar.

The official said they had come in contact with Covid-19 patients.

Meanwhile, 54 people are under surveillance of health officials at quarantine facilities. Of the 8, 814 samples collected by the district administration, 8, 164 tested negative. Reports of 484 tests are awaited.

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