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Chandigarh recorded seven new coronavirus deaths on Sunday

August 30, 2020 09:19 PM

Chandigarh , August 30
Chandigarh recorded seven new coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a medical bulletin showed---a new high in fatalities for the union territory that seen a significant rise in cases in August. One of the eight deaths took place on Friday. The rest died on Saturday.Total new cases recorded 170.

A nine-year-old girl from Hallomajra with liver SOL---lesions in the liver---was among those who died, the UT's medical bulletin said on Sunday. The child died of cardiac respiratory arrest at Sector 32's Government Medical College and Hospital on Saturday, the bulletin said.

Two were in their early 40s. A 43-year-old woman from Faidan with interstitial lung disease, scleroderma with tubercular meningitis and Type 2 diabetes died at GMCH-32 on Saturday. A 45-year-old man from Manimajra who was diabetic died of cardiopulmonary arrest on Saturday at Sector 16's Government Multi-Speciality Hospital.

Only two of the eight who died were over 65---a 65-year-old man from Sector 43 who died at Mohali's Max Hospital and an 81-year-old woman from Sector 20 who died at Mohali's Fortis on Saturday.

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