COVID-19: Himachal woman dies in Chandigarh Hospital

Shimla:  woman from Baddi in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan district has died due to COVID-19 at the PGIMER in Chandigarh, a senior official said .The woman’s case was earlier unreported, Solan Deputy Commissioner KC Chaman told. This is the second death in Himachal Pradesh due to COVID-19.

Earlier, a 69-year-old man who recently returned from the USA died of COVID-19 at the Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College (RPGMC) in Kangra district on March 23. On March 20, two persons – a 32-year-old man from Harchakkian tehsil and a 64-year-old woman from Dohabe village in Shahpur subdivision – were tested positive for the disease.  The 32-year-old man was discharged from hospital after recovery whereas the 64-year-old woman is being treated at the Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College (RPGMC) in the district.