COVID-19 pandemic

Covid claims 6 lives in tricity

Three succumb in Mohali, two breathe their last in UT, one fatality in Panchkula

Covid claims 6 lives in tricity

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Tribune News Service

Mohali, September 27

Three more fatalities took the Mohali Covid toll to 183 today. As many as 160 fresh cases were reported from the district, raising the infection count to 9,992.

City sees 173 new cases

Chandigarh: The city on Sunday recorded 173 new cases of Covid-19 and two deaths due to the contagion. A 70-year-old woman from Ram Darbar, who was also suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute kidney injury, died at the PGI. An 81-year-old man from Sector 52, a case of type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension, succumbed at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32. The two deaths took the toll in the city to 147. The UT tally stands at 11,553. A total of 166 patients were discharged on Sunday, increasing the number of cured patients to 9,103. There are 2,303 active cases in the city. TNS

The Civil Surgeon, Dr Manjeet Singh, said a 53-year-old man from Baltana died at Rajindra Hospital in Patiala. He had a history of blood sugar and hypertension. A 72-year-old man from Dera Bassi breathed his last at Max Hospital in Mohali. He was suffering from hypertension, anaemia and blood sugar. A 49-year-man from Saidpura village, who was suffering from diabetes and hypertension, succumbed at Rajindra Hospital.

The Civil Surgeon said 134 cases were reported from Mohali (urban), nine from Dera Bassi, eight from Kharar, six from Lalru, two from Zirakpur and one from Nayagaon,. He said 264 patients were cured and discharged from various hospitals.

As of now, 7,623 patients have recovered from the infection. There are 2,186 active cases in the district.

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