The total number of cases in Punjab has increased to 45 after three new positive cases were reported from Mohali on Wednesday. According to the information, two of them are the resident of Phase 9, Mohali, while one of them is from Jagatpura, the civil surgeon reported. For now, Mohali has reported 10 confirmed coronavirus cases.
Earlier, a 72-year-old female, Surinder Kaur, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Ludhiana. Reportedly, she is a neighbour of Pooja, a 42-year-old woman who died in Ludhiana due to coronavirus on Monday. Luckily, Pooja’s daughter has tested negative for the pandemic.
Death toll in Punjab
The death toll in Punjab stands at 4. First, a man, Baldev Singh, who died due to heart attack in Nawanshahr, was tested positive for the coronavirus. Second, a man identified as Harbhajan Singh, a resident of Hoshiarpur passed away in a hospital in Amritsar. Third, a 42-year-old Pooja passed away earlier this week. Fourth, a 65-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 in Nayangaon, Mohali, passed away on Tuesday.
Doctor and Nurse test positive in Chandigarh
Chandigarh has reported fresh cases of COVID 19 on Tuesday taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 15 in the Union Territory. A 31-year-old male nurse and a 40-year-old Doctor were tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The coronavirus has been declared as a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) earlier in March. Meanwhile, 859,947 cases have been reported across the world so far out of which 178,364 cases have been recovered. For now, over 42,344 people have died across the globe.