COVID-19: Chandigarh reports 170 fresh cases and 7 new deaths

By Rajan Nath - August 31, 2020 10:08 am

Chandigarh COVID 19 Updates: The total number of coronavirus cases in Chandigarh has increased to 4,155 after 170 new cases of COVID-19 were reported from the Union Territory on Sunday. As per the media bulletin issued by the Health Department, the death toll in the city has increased to 52 after 7 new deaths due to COVID-19 were reported from the city. A total of 48 COVID patients in Chandigarh were declared cured and recovered.

Among the new deaths, a 52-year-old female, a resident of Sector 30, Chandigarh, a case of adrenal carcinoma with METS with pulmonary TB on ATT with B/L pulmonary effusion, COVID positive, expired due to Metabolic acidosis and cardiac arrest at GMCH on August 28.

A 43-year-old female, resident of Faidan, Chandigarh, a case of interstitial lung disease, scleroderma with tubercular meningitis, and Type 2 diabetes Mellitus COVID positive, expired on August 29, due to aspiration pneumonia with acute respiratory failure at GMCH-32.

A 45-year-old male, resident of Manimajra, Chandigarh, a case of diabetes Mellitus with B/L pneumonia, COVID positive, expired due to cardiopulmonary arrest on August 29 at GMSH-16.

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Likewise, a 9-year-old female child, resident of Hallomajra, a 65-year-old male, resident of Sector 43, an 81-year-old female, resident of Sector 20, and a 20-year-old male, resident of Raipur Kalan died due to the pandemic.

-PTC News