Chandigarh data largest single-day spike of 91 Covid instances


Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 13

Chandigarh recorded highest single-day spike of 91 Covid-19 instances on Thursday.

With this the UT tally has gone as much as 1,842. There are 737 lively instances within the metropolis.

The metropolis additionally reported a loss of life. A 50-year-old feminine resident of Maloya colony, who was COVID optimistic, died, taking the loss of life toll within the metropolis to 27.

The contemporary coronavirus instances embody a four-week-old youngster and a six-year-old lady, it stated.

A 50-year-old lady died on account of COVID-19 on the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research on Wednesday, the bulletin stated.

At current, there are 737 lively instances within the frequent capital of Punjab and Haryana.

A complete 53 sufferers have been discharged on Thursday after they recovered from the an infection, taking the entire variety of cured individuals to 1,076.

So far, a complete of 19,593 samples have been taken for testing and of them, 17,662 examined unfavorable whereas studies in 86 instances are awaited, as per bulletin.

Meanwhile, Chandigarh Administrator V P Singh Badnore directed that extra amenities for 100 beds every completely for coronavirus sufferers within the UT must be created each in PGIMER and a authorities hospital in sector 32.

PGIMER Director Jagat Ram stated they’ve 149 sufferers in a COVID care centre, out of which 57 belong to Chandigarh, 54 to Punjab, 16 to Haryana, 11 to Himachal Pradesh and remaining to different states, as per an official launch right here.

Adviser Manoj Parida stated 600 beds can be found within the hostels of Panjab University for gentle and asymptomatic instances.

The administrator stated a gathering can be held with municipal councillors over a video convention to hunt their views concerning COVID administration within the metropolis on Tuesday.

Local MP Kirron Kher may also be invited to take part within the video convention, the discharge stated.

Kher, in her tweet on Wednesday had stated, “PGI & other hospitals are under immense pressure. If medical facilities are not allowed in various parts of the city there will be fatalities due to #nobeds. I urge administration to take necessary action.” The Chandigarh administration has set-up a assist desk for the COVID-19 lively sufferers who’re in dwelling Isolation.

The prime goal of the assistance desk is to have common interplay with these sufferers who’ve been suggested dwelling isolation and help them for required medical help in case of any emergency.

The desk will contact every affected person each day, one other launch stated.

A complete of 233 COVID-19 sufferers have been in dwelling isolation as on Wednesday night. With PTI inputs



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