Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 13
Chandigarh recorded an alarming 449 new coronavirus circumstances on Sunday, a medical bulletin said—a growth that makes this the most important single-day spike in COVID circumstances the union territory has seen but.
The quantity is over 70 greater than its earlier report of 377 circumstances reported on September 8—the first time the UT reported over 300 circumstances in a single day.
The growth takes the UT’s circumstances to face at 7,991—about 45 per cent of which have been recorded on this month alone.
The UT recorded one loss of life on Sunday— a 56-year-old man from Secytor 47 who was diabetic and who died on the Sector 48 Hospital.
This takes Chandigarh’s loss of life toll to 90.
Chandigarh’s COVID circumstances in addition to fatalities have been considerably excessive this month. The UT has reported 3,645 new circumstances since September 1, when it first started reporting over 200 circumstances a day— a 183 per cent rise in infections.
For comparability, Chandigarh had reported 791 new COVID circumstances within the first 13 days of August, and 294 new circumstances over the identical interval in July.
The metropolis’s fatality price has additionally been markedly greater this month, registering 34 deaths in lower than a fortnight, compared to 12 deaths recorded over the primary 13 days of August.
The UT’s started seen a brand new spike in circumstances on September 8, and has recorded 1,619 new circumstances in lower than every week since then.
Just over 34 per cent of the UT’s circumstances are nonetheless energetic.