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Tuesday, 4 August 2020

3rd Covid death in Fatehgarh Sahib

Our Correspondent

Fatehgarh Sahib, August 3

The district reported its third death due to Covid-19 today with a leading vegetable and fruit commission agent of Sirhind losing the battle to the disease. He was admitted to Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, but was shifted to a private hospital in Jalandhar, where he breathed his last.

His body was brought to Sirhind town and cremated as per the Covid guidelines. The victim's immediate neighbours also tested positive for the virus and one of them has been admitted to the PGI. The tally of positive cases in the district has reached 382.

Dr NK Aggarwal, Civil Surgeon, said 18,250 samples had been collected so far of which 382 had tested positive. He said there were 120 active cases, while the district had witnessed three deaths.

from The Tribune

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