19 more cholera cases reported from Panchkula villages

19 more cholera cases reported from Panchkula villages

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Tribune News Service

Panchkula, July 20

Nineteen more cases of cholera surfaced in Abheypur and Budhanpur villages today, taking the total number of cases in the district to 459.

A total of 53 patients, including 34 children, are admitted to the Civil Hospital, Sector 6, Panchkula.

The Civil Surgeon, Dr Mukta Kumar, said keeping in view the number of cholera patients, they had opened a ward reserved for Covid patients.

The Civil Surgeon said no more fatality due to cholera was reported from the district.

Earlier, a nine-year-old boy from Abheypur had died of cholera.

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