Tribune News Service
Hisar, July 17
The chain of COVID-19 contaminated individuals, who had attended a wedding operate in Hisar, is getting longer as practically 120 individuals from Hisar and different cities who attended the marriage operate have examined optimistic thus far.
The marriage of a nephew of a widely known jeweller was held from June 28 to 29. The well being officers, who’re engaged involved tracing of the COVID-19 optimistic circumstances, acknowledged that 150 to 200 individuals had attended the operate.
The workforce of the well being officers led by biologist Dr Ramesh Punia claimed that the pictures and videography of the wedding-related occasions indicated that there have been 150 to 200 individuals. The household, though, claimed that they adhered to the rules and restricted the operate to lower than 50 individuals.
The well being officers additionally knowledgeable that the ‘mehandi’ occasion was organised at their residence in Dogran Mohalla on June 28 whereas the marriage operate was organised in a wedding palace the following day.
However, a member of the family developed signs and was admitted in a personal hospital on July 2, after which his COVID-19 report got here out optimistic.
The well being officers stated as many as 120 individuals, who had been a part of the chain of people that attended the wedding, have examined optimistic. These included 86 individuals from Hisar, 22 individuals in Pilibanga city of Rajasthan belonging to the household of the bride and visitors from Sirsa, Fatehabad, Hansi and Ganganagar cities.
Deputy Civil Surgeon Dr Jaya Goel stated subsequent testing of the relations revealed that every one 18 family members had been discovered contaminated with COVID-19.
“The contract tracing of the persons who attended the wedding function is still to be concluded. Yesterday, five persons including the mehndi worker and her family members tested positive,” she stated.
Dr Punia, who’s main the contact tracing workforce, knowledgeable the well being authorities in regards to the gravity of the state of affairs on July 10 when 50 individuals associated to the marriage occasion had been discovered COVID-19 optimistic.
He acknowledged that the contact tracing historical past revealed that the relations not solely violated the rules but in addition ignored the warnings after a bridal make-up store proprietor examined optimistic. “The shop owner informed the family about the positive status and urged avoid gathering and got themselves tested. But the alert was ignored,” he wrote in his report.
The jeweller, nonetheless, acknowledged that they restricted the gathering within the marriage ceremony occasions and didn’t ship invites to their neighbours and kinfolk. “It was unfortunate that my family and some other people have tested positive for the disease. We followed the guidelines and also adhere to the physical distancing,” he stated.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Soni has constituted a workforce of three officers to search out out laxity which resulted in an infection to a number of folks.