A complete of 4 high-risk (family) contacts of South Africa returnee, residing at Sector 36 of Chandigarh, had been examined for COVID-19 on Tuesday, out of which, two had been reported to be constructive, stated a District Administration press launch.
The returnee and the 2 constructive contacts had been shifted to an institutional quarantine (GMCH-32) on Monday. Eight group contacts of his spouse have been examined right now at GMCH-32 for COVID 19. All of them have been reported to be detrimental, as per the press assertion.
Pattern of the returnee and his two constructive contacts have been despatched for Entire Genome Sequencing to NCDC, Delhi right now, in keeping with the assertion.
The outcomes of Entire Genome Sequencing often take a minimal of two weeks.
In view of an growing variety of COVID-19 instances in Chandigarh, all of the unvaccinated grownup residents are requested to instantly get themselves vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19. The vaccinated individuals can combat the COVID-related points in a greater means.
The press launch additionally acknowledged the Do’s and Don’ts to safeguard in opposition to COVID an infection:
Apply frequent hand washing. Wash fingers with cleaning soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand rub. Wash fingers even when they’re visibly clear; Cowl your nostril and mouth with handkerchief/tissue whereas sneezing and coughing; Throw used tissues into closed bins instantly after use; Keep away from crowds and closed areas; Should keep social distance (minimal one metre) in public locations; All the time put on a masks in public locations; See a physician when you really feel unwell (fever, problem in respiratory and cough). Whereas visiting the physician weara masks/material to cowl your mouth and nostril.
Keep away from shut contact with anybody, when you’re experiencing cough and fever; Keep away from touching your eyes, nostril and mouth along with your fingers; Don’t spit in public locations.
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