Punjab reported its fourth death due to coronavirus after a 65-year-old man, who tested positive for COVID-19 in Nayangaon, Mohali, died on Tuesday. It was the first death in Mohali due to coronavirus. According to the information, he was serious and was on a ventilator. Shockingly, he had no travel history and that is why his allies are being traced and being tested for coronavirus.
Earlier, a 42-year-old woman died in Ludhiana due to coronavirus on Monday. Other than Ludhiana and Mohali, a man, identified as Baldev Singh, died in Nawanshahr, earlier in March. Likewise, a man, Harbhajan Singh, a resident of Hoshiarpur passed away at a hospital in Amritsar. Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus cases stands at 41 out of which one person has recovered while four have died.
Punjab curfew extended
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had on Monday announced the extension of the curfew till April 14. Meanwhile, he has asked to seal the borders in an order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Likewise, Captain Amarinder Singh has asked the Finance Minister to come out with a plan, to overcome the coronavirus crisis
Coronavirus in Chandigarh
Chandigarh has reported five new cases on Monday taking the total number of cases to 13. As per the last bulletin released by the health department, an NRI couple (32 year-old-mal & 32-year-old female) residents of Canada were tested positive for coronavirus. Likewise, two men, 23-year-old, resident of Chandigarh (primary contact of 8th COVID-19 positive case of Chandigarh) have also tested positive. Also, a 40-year-old female and 33-year-old male were tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.