Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 25
Chandigarh reported 174 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday—the highest single-day rise the union territory has seen thus far—taking its case tally to three,209, a well being bulletin mentioned.
Three extra deaths took the UT’s fatality rely from COVID-19 to 40.
All three of Tuesday’s fatalities had been individuals who hand pre-existing well being circumstances. Two of them had been over 70.
A 51-year-old lady from Sector 44 died Government Medical College and Hospital at Sector 32. She had pre-existing coronary heart issues.
A 70-year-old lady from Palsora who died on the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research additionally had coronary heart issues and was additionally diabetic.
The third fatality was an 80-year-old man from Sector 33 was diabetic, had hypertension, hypothyroidism and CNS Lymphoma. He died at Mohali’s Sohana Hospital.
Chandigarh has been reporting considerably greater variety of circumstances all of August, however circumstances have particularly spiralled since August 17, when town started reporting infections in triple digits.
Just over 67 per cent of Chandigarh’s whole circumstances have been reported in August alone.
Of that quantity, 1,107 infections—about 34 per cent of town’s whole cases—have been recorded since August 17.
The UT has 1,454 energetic circumstances.