5 more lose life in Mohali district

5 more lose life in Mohali district

67 fresh cases take infection tally past 1,600

Tribune News Service

Mohali, August 13

Mohali district today witnessed five more fatalities due to coronavirus, taking the toll to 30. All patients had comorbidities and they tested positive after death.

The deceased have been identified as a 71-year-old woman from Golden Avenue, Mohali; a 70-year-old man from Sector 71, Mohali; a 61-year-old man from Gulmohar City, Dera Bassi; a 68-year-old man from Jawaharpur, Dera Bassi; and a 59-year-old woman from Shashtri Nagar, Dera Bassi.

Dr Harmandeep Kaur, District Epidemiologist and Nodal Officer, said the 70-year-old man was admitted to the Government Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, while the 61-year-old man was undergoing treatment at Ivy Hospital in Mohali. Other three patients were undergoing treatment at the GMCH-32, Chandigarh, where they succumbed to the virus. All patients had comorbidities.

Meanwhile, 67 more persons tested positive for Covid-19 today, taking the tally to 1,603.

The persons infected with the virus include four women and seven men from Dera Bassi, three men and a woman from Aerocity and 22 from various sectors and phases of Mohali. Other 30 patients are from Desumajra, Zirakpur, Khizarabad, Lakbnaur, Kurali, Singhpura, Banaur, Kharar, Kumbara, Khanpur, Balumajra, Lalru, Lohgarh, Dhakoli, Nayagaon, Landran, TDI City, Balongi and Mullanpur.

Meanwhile, 84 patients were discharged from hospitals today after being cured.

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