12 new COVID-19 cases surface in Mohali

Journalist under treatment for renal disorder dies of COVID-19; tally climbs four

12 new COVID-19 cases surface in Mohali

Tribune News Service

Mohali, June 30

Twelve more COVID-19 positive cases surfaced in various parts of Mohali, taking the total count in the district to 271.

Meanwhile, a 43-year-old man, resident of Mohali and an anchor of a Punjabi channel, died of COVID—19 this morning, taking the death toll to four in the district.

Divulging details, Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said the journalist was under treatment at Ivy Hospital for renal disorders.

Also read: PTC news anchor Davinder Pal Singh dies of Covid

The fresh cases reported include a 37-year-old female from Baltana; 32-year-old, 24-year-old, 33-year-old, 18-year-old, 39-year-old, 28-year-old, 28-year-old, 20 -year-old from Behra, all contacts of an already positive patient; 46-year-old man from Lalru, who had returned from Uttar Pradesh; 25-year-old man from Phase-4; and 55 year-old male from Dhakoli (ILI case).

Dr Manjit Singh said all patients have been admitted to the COVID Care Centre.

A 23-year-old man of Kharar was discharged from the hospital today.

As of now, of the total positive cases, 197 have cured. The district has 70 active cases with four deaths.

Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan on Tuesday gave a clarion call to people to download the COVA app on their mobile phones.

He said a contest named ‘Mission Fateh Warrior’ has been started and the same was open for those who had downloaded the app. He added that the winners would be honoured with T-shirts, gold, silver and bronze certificates.

In order to participate in the contest, COVA app has to be downloaded, join the ‘Mission Fateh’ and then register for the contest.

The points would be added to a person’s account based on the selfies uploaded with regard to the activities connected with the mission. In case, a person gets some other person to download the app and get connected with the mission using a referral code, then that person gets additional points.

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