Twenty-six people were quarantined in Kullu after a 54-year-cancer patient tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh on Wednesday.
The patient was taken to PGIMER on June 14 and was tested for Covid-19 on Tuesday.
The patient had been undergoing treatment at PGIMER from May 20 to 29, after which he returned to Kullu and was home quarantined. During his time in Kullu, he had visited the regional hospital and Harihar Hospital, police said.
Kullu superintendent of police (SP) Gaurav Singh confirmed the report and said the 26 people who had come in contact of the Covid-19 patient had been quarantined.