Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 7
Three extra coronavirus deaths took Chandigarh’s loss of life toll to 23, the UT’s medical bulletin stated on Friday.
All three victims had been over 60. An 82-year-old man from Sector 7 who was diabetic died of a cardiac arrest on the Civil Hospital in Sector 48. He examined optimistic for coronavirus on July 24, and had been admitted to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32 with complaints of chest ache and respiration problem, and later needed to be placed on a ventilator.
The second case was a 62-year-old man from Sector 39 who was introduced useless to the Government Multi-Speciality Hospital at Sector 16 on Thursday. He examined optimistic after his loss of life.
The third case was a 77-year-old man from Sector 25 who additionally died on the Sector 48 hospital. He examined optimistic for COVID-19 on August 1 at GMCH-32. He was diabetic and had hypertension. The bulletin stated he died of cardiac arrested on Friday afternoon.
Chandigarh additionally reported 47 new coronavirus circumstances that took the union territory’s tally to 1,374. The fifure additionally consists of 11 individuals who examined optimistic in a fast antigen take a look at. Three of the brand new circumstances had been over 65.
Seventeen of Friday’s circumstances had been contacts of beforehand recognized cases—either members of the family of office contacts.
More than a quarter—about 530 cases—of the town’s complete COVID circumstances are nonetheless energetic.