Chandigarh reports fourth Covid death; 28 more test positive in Bapu Dham Colony

UT tally rises to 262

Chandigarh reports fourth Covid death; 28 more test positive in Bapu Dham Colony

Bapu Dham Colony has emerged as an 'epicentre' of the virus infections in UT. Tribune file

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, May 24

Chandigarh reported fourth death due to Covid-19 on Sunday, with a three-day-old girl dying of infection. She was tested for the virus after her death.

Meanwhile, the city reported 28 new coronavirus, taking the union territory's COVID-19 infection tally to 262.

All the new cases have been reported from Bapu Dham Colony in Sector 26, which has emerged as an "epicentre" of the virus infections in the UT.

Among those found positive are four women—aged 23, 30, 30 and 37—and an 18-year-old boy.

The union territory had reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, all from Bapu Dham Colony.

Three of the reported cases were detected by the on-site sampling centre in Bapu Dham, where teams from the GMSH-16 and the GMCH-32 are taking samples of suspected patients. Among those found positive were two women and an 18-year-old boy.

The union territory now has 72 active coronavirus cases.

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