Almost eight months later, the first death of this season due to Coronavirus has occurred in Chhattisgarh. An 82-year-old woman in Durg reportedly succumbed to the virus on Thursday. However, it’s not yet confirmed whether the woman’s death is due to a new variant or not. Earlier, in April, three people had died.
According to the Health Department, the woman was admitted to the Sector-9 Hospital in Bhilai due to BP, diabetes, and other illnesses.
Meanwhile, 12 new cases have been reported in the state on Thursday. Consequently, the number of infected people has risen to 31.
At Durg district hospital, 6 new COVID positives were identified in the antigen test. Subsequently, the total number of infected people in the district reached 13. Among them, 2 individuals have been admitted to the hospital, while 11 are quarantined at their homes.
According to the Health Department’s report, on Thursday, 6 new cases were reported in Durg, 2 in Raigarh, and 1 each in Rajnandgaon, Raipur, Janjgir-Champa, and Bastar. Currently, Durg has the highest count of 13 infected individuals.
There is no clear information from the Health Department regarding the spread of the coronavirus variant in the district or the variant responsible for the infected person’s death. At present, the Health Department is unable to provide specific information. While the new strain of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly, whether this virus strain is present in Bhilai or not will only be confirmed after the test reports from AIIMS.
This news details recent COVID-19-related events in Chhattisgarh, focusing on the first death in almost eight months and the rise in new cases across various districts, particularly in Durg.
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