COVID-19 pandemic

2 Kurali men die, Mohali toll 17

District witnesses highest single-day spike of 45 cases

2 Kurali men die, Mohali toll 17

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Tribune News Service

Mohali, August 2

The district saw two more Covid-19 fatalities today, raising the toll to 17. Besides, it also recorded the highest single-day spike of 45 coronavirus cases today, taking the total number of infections to 939.

5 patients discharged

Five patients were discharged after being treated. They are a 56-year-old woman from Sector 78, a 62-year-old woman and two men, aged 15 and 32, from Mohali and a 30-year-old woman from Dappar.

The Civil Surgeon, Dr Manjit Singh, said a 62-year-old man from Kurali City and a 63-year-old man from Singhpura near Kurali died of Covid-19. Both patients had comorbidities such as blood pressure and diabetes.

A 45-year-old man from Sector 69, a 19-year-old girl from Balongi, two women, aged 60 and 28, and a 39-year-old man from New Chandigarh, two men, aged 50 and 26, and a 47-year-old woman from Sector 115, two men, aged 64 and 45, and two women, aged 74 and 65, from Kharar, a 73-year-old man from Badh Majra, a 30-year-old man from Sector 69 and a 33-year-old man from Zirakpur contracted the infection.

Three men, aged 22, 49 and 36, from Phase I, a 27-year-old woman from Sohana, a 57-year-old man from Jhanjeri, a 58-year-old woman from Sector 74, two women, aged 60 and 62, from Phase 3B2, a 56-year-old woman from Banur, a 43-year-old man from Sector 70, a 35-year-old woman from Sunny Enclave, Kharar, a 45-year-old man from New Sunny Enclave, Kharar, a two-year-old girl and a 67-year-old man from Sunny Enclave, Zirakpur, and three women, aged 36, 28 and 50, from Nayagaon were found infected.

Two boys, aged 21 and 18, and a 45-year-old woman from Kurali, a 42-year-old woman from Baltana, a 52-year-old woman from Zirakpur, a 25-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man from Dera Bassi, two men, aged 52 and 22, from Tira, a 24-year-old man from Jujhar Nagar, a 24-year-old woman from Phase IX, a 24-year-old man from Phase XI and a 29-year-old man from Teur were found suffering from the contagion.

There are 389 active cases in the district.

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