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Chandigarh sees a Covid death after six months

By, Chandigarh
Feb 22, 2023 01:30 AM IST

A 92-year-old Covid positive man, a resident of Sector 15, Chandigarh, who was also suffering from prostate cancer with metastasis and pneumonia, succumbed while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Mohali. He was fully vaccinated against the virus and had also taken the booster dose, say officials.

The UT health department on Tuesday reported a Covid-19 related death after a gap of around six months.

The Chandigarh health department on Tuesday reported a Covid-19 related death after a gap of around six months. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Chandigarh health department on Tuesday reported a Covid-19 related death after a gap of around six months. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A 92-year-old Covid positive man, a resident of Sector 15, who was also suffering from prostate cancer with metastasis and pneumonia, succumbed while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Mohali. He was fully vaccinated against the virus and had also taken the booster dose, say officials.

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The city had last seen a Covid death on August 26 last year. Since November last year, Covid cases have been on a decline in the city. In February (till date), the city has reported only four infections. In January, there were nine cases.

Since the pandemic broke out in March 2020, the UT has reported a total of 99,364 cases, of which 98,180 people recovered and 1,182 died.

Two city residents are currently infected with the virus and in home quarantine.

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