Haryana: Ambala reports second coronavirus-related death

AMBALA: In a second Covid-19-related incident in the Ambala district, a 63-year-old diabetic woman from Ratangarh died under treatment at PGIMER, Chandigarh at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, hospital officials said.

The 63-year-old deceased had tested positive for Covid-19 on April 27 at PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Ambala's civil surgeon, Dr., confirmed Covid-19's second death in the district. He said: The woman had various health complications and a weak immune system. She was a patient with chronic kidney disease and has survived dialysis for the past three years. She also had severe liver disease, was derived from Ambala and admitted to PGIMER, Chandigarh in serious condition on April 24. There she tested positive for Covid-19 on April 27.

PGIMER officials said: A Santosh patient, 63, Ratangarh resident Ambala Haryana, expired on May 2, 2020 at 12:15 p.m. today. She was admitted to the NHE ICU and was on a ventilator. The cause of death is septic shock, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, and moderate pneumonia (related to Covid).

According to Ambala health department officials, around 40 contacts of this Ratangarh woman were tested for Covid-19 and all of them were negative.

In giving details of the woman's cremation, Dr. Kuldeep Singh said: The woman's cremation would take place at a designated cremation site in Chandigarh only. We have issued movement passes to some of your family members to perform the last rites. A team from the state health department headquarters in Panchkula was appointed to coordinate with PGIMER doctors, Chandigarh, for the cremation of the deceased woman.

This is the second Covid-19 related death in the Ambala district, previously, another patient with multiple health problems had died at PGIMER, Chandigarh on April 1, who had reported that Covid-19 was positive after his death.

With this development, the total number of accumulated positive cases of Covid-19 in the Ambala district is 14, of which 11 were discharged from the hospital, 2 patients died in PGIMER, Chandigarh and one 42-year-old active patient. with chronic kidney disease is also admitted to PGIMER, whose condition is reportedly stable, he told the Ambala civil surgeon.