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Saturday, 19 September 2020

Covid-19: 15-yr-old girl, 3 others fall prey to virus in Chandigarh

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 18

The city today reported 260 fresh cases of Covid-19 and four deaths due to the virus. The tally of confirmed cases stands at 9,506, while 2,978 are active and 110 persons have died.

Among the new fatalities, the youngest one to die was a 15-year-old girl from Sector 52, a case of sepsis and disseminated intravascular coagulation. She died at the GMCH, Sector 32.

A 60-year-old woman from Sector 43 died at the GMSH, Sector 16. She was suffering from sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome.

The third fatality was of a 70-year-old man from Sector 46. He was suffering from Type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension. He died at the GMCH. A 71-year-old woman from Sector 30 died at the GMCH. She was suffering from acute coronary syndrome and lateral wall myocardial infraction.

A total of 353 more patients were discharged, taking the recovery rate to 67 per cent.

Curbs removed from 3 zones

Chandigarh: The UT Administration on Friday removed the restrictions from three micro-containment zones in the city. Adviser Manoj Parida said the restrictions had been removed from house number 2168 to 2175 in Sector 38-C, house number 2143 to 2145 in Sector 27-C and house number 3408 to 3413 in Sector 27-D on the basis of recommendations received from the Affected Areas Assessment Committee. TNS

from The Tribune

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