Chandigarh, September 16
Six persons died of Covid in the city today, taking the toll past the 100 mark.
Among the deceased were a 94-year-old man from Sector 11, who had chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and hypertension, a 78-year-old man from Sector 35, who suffered a respiratory failure.
A 75-year-old man from Sector 22 suffered a cardiac arrest while a 60-year-old man from Ram Darbar and a 46-year-old man, who were diabetics, and a 60-year-old man from Sector 29 were the other victims.
The Covid death pertaining to a 76-year-old man from Ram Darbar, which was reported on September 1, has been deducted from the UT toll figure. The man reportedly belongs to Haryana, clarified the GMCH-32. The UT toll now stands at 101.
Meanwhile, 366 new cases of Covid were reported from the city. A total of 181 patients have been reportedly recovered from the disease, taking the total recoveries in the city to 5,683. — TNS
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