2 more infected with black fungus in Patiala district

2 more infected with black fungus in Patiala district

Tribune News Service

Patiala, June 20

Despite a decline in Covid-19 cases, the district continues to report cases of black fungus. It reported two fresh cases of black fungus today, taking the total count to 88. Of these, 66 cases were reported at the Government Rajindra Hospital and 16 at private hospitals. Health officials said a majority of the cases of black fungus were from other districts.

The Civil Surgeon, Dr Satinder Singh, said: “Despite the drastic decline in positive cases of coronavirus, black fungus cases are continuously being reported.”

He said people should immediately report to the nearest health centre if they find any symptoms of the disease.

Meanwhile, Patiala today reported only 35 Covid positive cases and no death. The Health Department said the district witnessesd a steep decline in positive cases and covid deaths over the past few days.

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