Four fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Mohali

A 68-year-old woman of Zirakpur succumbs to virus, death toll climbs to five in the district

Four fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Mohali

Tribune News Service

Mohali, July 4

Four more positive COVID-19 surfaced in Mohali on Saturday, taking the total count in the district to 288. Meanwhile, a 68-year-old Zirakpur woman admitted to Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur, died today, taking the death toll in the district to five.

The woman had returned to her house from Yamunanagar in Haryana on June 2 and after testing positive, she was admitted to the COVID Care Centre in Gian Sagar Hospital on June 13. The woman was also suffering from arthritis.

Divulging details, Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said the woman’s condition had been deteriorating since the day she was admitted to the hospital and was on the ventilator from the past few days.

Meanwhile, the fresh cases include a 40-year-old woman from Phase 11, a 44-year-old man from Beheda village, a 48-year-old man from Zirakpur and a 32-year-man from Dera Bassi.

Dr Manjit Singh said all the patients were ILI cases except for the 44-year-old man, who was in contact with an already positive case.

Of the 288 cases in the district, 218 have cured and 65 are active.

Dr Manjit Singh also said six women patients — five patients from Dera Bassi and one from Zirakpur — have been cured and were discharged from the hospital today.