Panchkula registers first Covid death as 74-year-old woman passes away at Sector-21 hospital

10 fresh cases of coronavirus surface in Panchkula

Panchkula registers first Covid death as 74-year-old woman passes away at Sector-21 hospital

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Amit Bathla

Tribune News Service

Panchkula, July 2

Panchkula on Thursday reported its first Covid death after a 74-year-old woman suffering from a kidney ailment died.

She was receiving treatment at a private hospital in Sector 21 here.

Meanwhile, 10 fresh cases of coronavirus surfaced in Panchkula on Thursday. Of these six are from Panchkula, three from Chandigarh and one from Punjab. With this, the total numaber of coronavirus cases in the district has reached 119. Of these 28 are active cases.

Of the six new cases from the district, two are from Sector 17. They are a 25-year-old man and a 59-year-old man from the same family. One is a 29-year-old man from Housing Board Colony, Kalka, one a 63-year-old man from Vishvakarma Colony, Pinjore, one a 22-year-old man from Indra Colony and a 20-year-old woman from Marranwala village.

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