31-year-old resident of Moranwali village in Hoshiarpur district has been found infected by Covid-19. He too had been in contact with the 70-year-old priest from Nawanshahr district, who died of the virus infection last week. The total number of persons infected by the Nawanshahr man now stands at 22. Moranwali village has already been sealed.
The Health Department is gearing up to set up 2,500 isolation beds at 20 treatment-cum-isolation facilities in various district hospitals and medical colleges.