Shimla: A man who had tested positive for the coronavirus has recovered in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district, an official said.
The 32-year-old man from Harchakkian tehsil of the district’s Shahpur subdivision has recovered from the disease, said Additional Chief Secretary (Health) R D Dhiman in a statement.
His latest report is negative for COVID-19, Dhiman added.
Three people had been tested positive for the virus in Himachal Pradesh.
One of the patients has recovered, whereas another is being treated at Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College (RPGMC) in Tanda. The third patient, a 69-year-old man who recently travelled back from the US, had died on March 23, as per the official data.
The man, who has recovered, along with a 64-year-old woman from the Shahpur subdivision, had tested positive for the virus on March 20.
Samples of 150 people were sent for tests till date and 147 of them were tested negative against COVID-19 in the state, Dhiman said.
A total of 2,409 people have come back to the state from other countries, of which 688 people have completed the required monitoring period of 28 days, he said.
Dhiman said 1,476 people are still under surveillance and of these 179 people have left the state. (PTI)
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