Chandigarh, April 6: Coronavirus survivor from Chandigarh urged people to practise social distancing. Yash, who fully recovered from COVID-19 and was discharged from hospital, also asked people to co-operate with the government in combating coronavirus by following the orders of authorities during the coronavirus lockdown. He expressed gratitude to healthcare workers and essential service providers who are serving amid COVID-19 lockdown. Coronavirus Cases Jump to 4,281 in India as Country Records Biggest Single-Day Surge With 704 New Patients, Death Toll Reaches 111.
While speaking to news agency ANI, Yash said, “I would like to thank all those who are working in essential services, especially doctors and healthcare staff.” He added, “Also, I would say that nobody should feel that they're immune to the virus, you should practise social distancing and follow coronavirus lockdown norms.” Coronavirus Testing Almost Doubled in April, Nearly 90,000 Samples Tested So Far: Report.
Coronavirus Survivor's Message to People of The Country:
#WATCH Chandigarh: Yash, a #COVID19 positive patient who has been cured and discharged from hospital after recovery, expresses gratitude to healthcare workers and essential service providers who are serving amid #CoronavirusLockdown. pic.twitter.com/V3mdIYTCtN
— ANI (@ANI) April 6, 2020
In Chandigarh, 18 people have been tested positive for coronavirus so far. No death has been reported from the union territory until now. Meanwhile, in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana 76 and 84 people contracted COVID-19. A total of seven deaths were reported in these states. However, in Punjab also six people lost their lives.
In India, the number of COVID-19 positive cases crossed 4,000. Till now, 4,281 people have been tested positive. The death toll due to the deadly virus also reached 111 on Monday. Meanwhile, over 300 people have been fully recovered from COVID-19. Maharashtra is the worst-hit state in the country. Over 700 people reported to have contracted coronavirus.