COVID-19 pandemic: 78-yr-old man Chandigarh’s 11th fatality

COVID-19 pandemic: 78-yr-old man Chandigarh’s 11th fatality

Chandigarh, July 15

A day after two city residents died of Covid-19, a 78-year-old man of Sector 19 succumbed to the virus today, raising the UT toll to 11.

According to the UT Health Department, the elderly man was diagnosed with Covid at the Civil Hospital in Sector 6, Panchkula, on July 14. He died there. He was a patient of chronic heart disease with coronary stenting. He was admitted to the Panchkula three days ago and was administered oxygen also.

Meanwhile, 19 fresh Covid cases were reported from the city today, jacking up the UT tally to 619. As many as 149 cases are active.

A 25-year-old youth and a 56-year-old man of Sector 46, two men of Bapu Dham Colony, aged 30 and 65, a 36-year-old man of Sector 25, a 49-year-old man of Khuda Ali Sher, a 29-year-old woman of Sector 63, a 30-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman of Sector 29, a 44-year-old man of Raipur Khurd, two men of Dhanas, aged 53 and 57, two men of Burail, aged 48 and 45, two men of Sector 48, aged 45 and 60, and a 57-year-old woman of the same sector, a 78-year-old man of Sector 19 and a 36-year-old woman of Sector 38.

Thirteen Covid patients were discharged in the city today.

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