Tribune News Service
Panchkula, May 12
A record number of eight deaths were reported from the district in a single day since the outbreak of the pandemic, taking the district toll to 267.
Civil Surgeon Dr Jasjit Kaur said a 24-year-old youth from Pinjore, a 53-year-old man and an 82-year-old man from Sector 4, a 77-year-old man from Sector 6, a 70-year-old woman from Bakshiwala, a 60-year-old woman of Raipur Rani, a 49-year-old woman of Garhi Kotaha and a 53-year-old woman of Sector 20 succumbed to the virus.
Meanwhile, 593 persons tested positive for the virus, taking the total number of Covid cases to 26,362. Among the new cases, 12 were reported from Sector 16, 14 each from Sector 12 and 21, 15 each from Sector 4 and 7, 17 from Sector 15, 18 from Sector 26, 36 from Sector 20, 50 from Kalka and 70 from Pinjore.
Of the total 26,362 patients in the district, 23,344 have been cured. There are 2,751 active cases in the district.
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