Death toll in Punjab rises to 6 after Ludhiana reports second death

By Rajan Nath - April 05, 2020 4:04 pm

The death toll in Punjab has increased to 6 after a 72-year-old woman died due to coronavirus in Ludhiana on Sunday. According to the information, she has been identified as Surinder Kaur, a resident of Shimlapuri. Meanwhile, the total number of cases in Punjab has also increased to 68 after three cases were reported from the state recently. One case has been reported each from Ludhiana, Barnala and Mohali.

A 42-year-old woman, a resident of Barnala tested positive for coronavirus. Likewise, a 26-year-old, a resident of Rajgarh in Payal in Ludhiana, tested positive for coronavirus. He had attended Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in Delhi. Earlier, a 42-year-old woman died due to coronavirus. She was identified as Pooja. She was the first death from Ludhiana.

The first death was reported when Baldev Singh, a resident of Nawanshahr, died due to coronavirus. The second death was of Harbhajan Singh, a resident of Hoshiarpur who died in a hospital in Amritsar. Third, a 65-year-old man who tested positive in Nayangaon, Mohali, died due to coronavirus. The fourth was Pooja who died due to coronavirus and the fifth was, Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa who succumbed to the disease earlier this week.

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Ludhiana reported 5 cases so far out of which 2 have died. Punjab has reported 6 such cases who had attended the religious congregation at Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi. Three of them from Mansa, two from Mohali and 1 from Ludhiana.

-PTC News