Jamshedpur, July 14: The city witnessed two more Covid deaths took place at Tata Main Hospital on Tuesday, making the total number of the hospital’s Covid ward to five during the past 10 days. Both the persons who died today were women, including one of them a resident of Jamadoba in Dhanbad, thus the total count of Covid deaths took place in the East Singhbhum district so far to four.
The other woman who died of the deadly disease was a 50-year-old woman who was a resident of Bhatia Bustee in Kadma.Revealing about the death of the Kadma woman, district surveillance officer, Dr AK Lal said that she was admitted at the Tata Main Hospital since the fortnight, but was later tested for Coronavirus positive.
” We are gathering details of the victims. The woman who was 50 year-old had other complications and succumbed to her illness. With the death of this woman, the total number of Covid deaths in the district rose to four,” said Lal. He pointed out the death of the other woman who was from Jamadoba did not figure in the list of deaths taken place in the East Singhbhum district as she had referred to the Tata Main Hospital from a hospital in Jamadoba a week ago.
The Kolhan Division which was under green zone, came under coronavirus map with two persons testing positive at Chakulia, under East Singhbhum district on May 12. Several other persons tested positive have travel history from Maharashtra, Delhi, Gurugram and Chennai.
The city witnessed its first COVID death when a 71-year-old man who was a resident of Sonari died at the Tata Main Hospital on July 4. About an hour later an 88-year-old woman who was admitted at the Tata Main Hospital died of pneumonia at the hospital. The hospital authority sent the swab sample of the deceased for examination to the MGM Medical College, where the test report came out Covid-19 positive at about 11 pm.
The 88-year-old woman who was a resident of Baradwari in Sakchi had been admitted at the Tata Main Hospital on June 21 for treatment of pneumonia, but three days after her admission, the patient had a breathing problem and later she died.