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Saturday, 29 August 2020

Chandigarh sees 2 deaths, 160 cases, 130 recoveries

Chandigarh, August 28

As many as 160 more coronavirus cases and two deaths were reported from the city today. Now, the number of positive cases in the city has increased to 3,724. The death toll has reached 45. At present, there are 1,572 active cases in the city.

The first death was reported from the PGI where a 58-year-old man from Mauli Jagran died due to acute kidney injury, pneumonitis and refectory shock today. He was a case of alcoholic liver disease with pancreatitis and was found Covid-19 positive on August 19.

In the second case, an 84-year-old man from Sector 22, a known case of coronary artery disease with hypertension, Type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease, died due to acute respiratory distress syndrome with cardiorespiratory arrest at Mayo Hospital, Mohali, yesterday.

Among the total deaths, 41 were patients with pre-existing diseases while four patients were not diagnosed with any other disease. The fresh coronavirus cases were reported from both rural and urban areas of the city.

Meanwhile, 130 patients have been discharged from various Covid care centers and home isolations, increasing the number of cured patients to 2,107.

149 cases in Mohali

Mohali: No Covid-19 death was reported from Mohali district on Friday. However, it witnessed 149 fresh cases and 93 recoveries. Among the fresh cases, Mohali (Urban) reported 63, Kharar (35), Gharuan (26), Kurali (one), Banur (two), Dhakoli (19) and Dera Bassi (three). The tally of positive cases in the district has reached 3,314, including 1,471 active cases. As many as 1,775 patients have been discharged so far. The district has witnessed 68 deaths. — TNS

from The Tribune

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