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Punjab records first death due to Corona Virus, first case reported in Chandigarh

March 19, 2020 04:30 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab has recorded first death due to Corona Virus and Chandigarh UT, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana has rerported first positive case of Corona Virus.

According to reports Baldev Singh of village Pathwala near Nawanshehar who had returned from Germany died yesterday. His corona virus report has tested positive. The Police and Health department has sealed the whole village. Baldev Singh is fourth person in India to die with Corona Virus. Total number of Covid 19 cirus has reached 170 in India forcing all states to take strict measures. Punjab has also announced complete shut down of public and private transport, marraige palaces, hotels and restaurents.

Meanwhile, first positive case of Corona Virus is detected in Chandigarh. A 23 year old girl resident of sector 21 is testd positive. She hadreturned from London a few days back. As per unconfirmed reports, three of her family members and a servant has also been isolated suspected to have been infected.

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