Kangra Reports Sixth Covid-19 Death

Dharamshala: With another person dying from coronavirus infection, the toll from the pandemic has risen to 29 in Himachal Pradesh.

On Wednesday morning, a 45-year-old lady of Fareed village of Palampur in Kangra district died in Tanda Medical College.

With the Death of this woman, the death toll of  Corona has reached six in Kangra district, whereas the number of Corona deaths has reached 29 in Himachal.

Today’s Corona death of the woman has been confirmed by CMO Kangra Dr. Gurdarshan Gupta.

He said that due to the surgical complication of this woman , she was admitted to Tanda Medical College on August 12. Her surgery was conducted in a private Hospital.

On August 24, her  sample was taken for a corona test and  was found to be positive. She died this morning .

In the month of  August only , 3 deaths are reported   from Kangra district due to Corona.

In Himachal so far 29 deaths have been reported due to this deadly virus. Seven people died in Mandi District due to Corona infection , six each in Kangra and Solan districts , four in Hamirpur, three in Chamba, two in Shimla and one in Sirmaur.

So far 17 Corona positive have died in August this month in the state . Within the last ten days, 12 deaths were reported of Corona in the state. Even yesterday, an elderly man died in Nalagarh in Solan. The elder was a driver in a private hospital.

The rising number of deaths in the state has become a matter of serious concern.

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Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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