Dharamsala: May 21 : Five more people in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, taking the number of Covid-19 cases in this district to 40. Deputy Commissioner of Kangra Rakesh Pràjapati confirmed this to UNI and added that all those who have tested positive had recently returned to the district from Mumbai and their results were received late on Wednesday night.
Pràjapati disclosed that those who tested positive include a 41-year-old female resident of village Adhwani near Jawalamukhi, a 54-year-old male resident of Saliali villager in Nurpur, a 24-year old male from Nagrota Bagwan town, a 57-year-old male from village Kathla in Jaisinghpur tehsil and a 36-year-old male from Bhawarna. All of them have been shifted to COVID-19 containment centre at Baijnath. (UNI)