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6th Covid death in Faridabad

The count of cases in the district has crossed the 200-mark.

Written by Sakshi Dayal | Gurgaon | Published: May 18, 2020 2:07:12 pm
6th Covid death in Faridabad This is the third death due to coronavirus in the district this week. (Image for representation)

Faridabad recorded its sixth coronavirus death on Saturday night, with officials saying the deceased was a 45-year-old resident of Greater Faridabad.

“He was diabetic and had been on a ventilator last week. He was undergoing treatment at the ESIC Hospital in the district. We are awaiting the detailed report on the case,” said Yashpal Yadav, Deputy Commissioner of Faridabad.

This is the third death due to coronavirus in the district this week. A 17-year -old girl, who also had blood cancer and was undergoing treatment for tuberculosis for the last 3 months, passed away on Friday, while a 65-year-old man who resided in Sector-18 had passed away on Monday.

With three new cases of coronavirus emerging on Sunday morning, Faridabad now has 147 cases of the infection, of which 77 have recovered.

Gurgaon also saw 11 more people testing positive on Sunday. The count of cases in the district has crossed the 200-mark.

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