Another patient has died of COVID-19 from the Coronavirus in Punjab. Hujuri Ragi Nirmal Singh, a former Golden Temple Sahib, has passed away. He was honored with Padma Shri. 62-year-old Nirmal Singh was found infected with the Corona virus on Wednesday and was being treated. He died on Thursday morning. With this, the death toll from Corona in Punjab and Chandigarh has increased to five.
Nirmal Singh was honored with Padma Shri, after returning from England, organized religious events in Delhi and Chandigarh.
Five new cases were reported in the state on Wednesday. One case was reported from Ludhiana, one from Amritsar and three from Mohali. These included 62-year-old former Hazuri Ragi of Sri Harimandir Sahib. He returned from England a few months ago. He has been admitted to the isolation ward of Gurunanak Dev Hospital, Amritsar. His family and two drivers have been quarantined.
At the same time, another woman has been infected by coming in contact with the woman who died in Ludhiana. However, the report of the rest of the family has come negative. There were three positive case reports in Mohali on Wednesday, including two women. One person died on Tuesday in Nayagaon in Mohali.
Significantly, after returning from England, Hazuri Ragi also held religious gatherings in Chandigarh and Delhi, which included thousands of people. The street leading to their house is sealed. Also, his travel history is being investigated. According to Civil Surgeon Dr. Prabhdeep Kaur Johal, Hazuri Ragi had a complaint of cough and cold. He was brought to the isolation ward of the Government Medical College Gurunanak Dev Hospital on 30 March due to shortness of breath. The number of positive cases in Punjab has reached 46. Of the 1260 suspected cases so far, 1149 reported negative. A report of 65 is awaited. So far four people have died, while one patient has recovered. 41 cases are active.
A positive case was also found in Chandigarh, number of patients reached 16
A positive case also came up in Chandigarh on Wednesday. Within 10 days, a total of 16 positive cases have been reported in Chandigarh. The 49-year-old resident of Sector-35 was admitted to GMSH-16 on 30 March. He returned from Dubai. He also came in contact with his two relatives living in Mansa.
Two custom officers quarantine on attic
Two custom officers posted in ICP attic at the India-Pakistan border have been quarantined home. These officials came in contact with two positive people from Pakistan, who returned from Delhi Fortis after treatment. His report has come positive in Pakistan.
Status in Punjab so far
District: Positive Case – Death
- Nawanshahar – 19-01
- Mohali – 10-01
- Hoshiarpur – 06-01
- Jalandhar – 05- 00
- Amritsar – 02-01
- Patiala – 01- 00
- Cured – 1