9 of 18 Coronavirus Patients in Chandigarh Are Young Adults
The union territory of Chandigarh has reported 18 positive cases till now with zero death.
According to a report in The Tribune, nine out of the total 18 coronavirus-positive patients in Chandigarh belonged to the age group of 21-30 years which means the deadly virus has been prevalent mostly in young adults in the city.
The first patient in the city was a 23-year-old woman who had come in contact with her brother, who was in contact with a 21-year-old and a 23-year-old youth from Chandigarh.
Meanwhile, patients who are above 30 years were infected after they came in contact with their family members.
In fact, the 48-year-old mother of the first patient and their 30-year-old cook also got infected from the daughter.
Apart from them, a 22-year-old youth, who had returned from Dubai on 11 March, also tested positive along with his two friends who were in their early twenties. His 40-year-old mother also tested positive.
A nine-month-old infant of an NRI couple is the youngest patient in Chandigarh while the oldest patient is the grandmother of the child. Both are currently being treated at a city-based hospital.
Meanwhile, the union territory of Chandigarh has reported 18 positive cases till now and no deaths. This includes 9 patients in the age group of 21-30, 5 patients in the age group of 31-40 while 3 patients are above 40, according to The Tribune report.
(With inputs from The Tribune)
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