COVID-19: Seven more test positive in HP, total cases now 14

Shimla, Apr 4 () Seven people tested positive for coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 14, a senior official said here.

Two of them have already recovered, as many have died and 10 are active cases, Additional Chief Secretary (Health) R D Dhiman said.

Fifty-four samples were tested for the infection on Saturday, out of which seven came out as positive, he added.

Four of the seven patients have already shifted to a private hospital outside Himachal Pradesh, Dhiman said, adding that they are relatives of a 70-year-old woman who died due to COVID-19 in PGIMER Chandigarh on Thursday night. Advertisement

A resident of Delhi, the woman and her six relatives, including her husband, were staying at a guest house in industrial town Baddi of Solan district since March 14. The other three patients were shifted to the Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) Shimla, Dhiman added. DJI IJT

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