Covid-19 dying toll in Chandigarh breaches 100-mark

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 16

A 94-year-old man was among the many 5 individuals who died of novel coronavirus within the final 24 hours because the dying toll in Chandigarh swelled to 101.  

The UT additionally registered 366 new instances taking the Covid-19 case load within the metropolis to eight,958, at the same time as 181 sufferers have been discharged within the final 24 hours after being cured of the contagion.

As per the Health Department, a nonagenarian from Sector 11 died of the an infection on the PGIMER on Wednesday. He was a case of persistent lymphocytic leukemia and hypertension and examined constructive for Covid-19, mentioned the Health Department.   

The others who misplaced their battle in opposition to the viral an infection embrace a 75-year-old man from Sector 22, a 60-year-old man from Ramdarbar, a 46-year-old man from Sector 48 and a 60-year-old man from Sector 29.

Meanwhile, the pattern of a 78-year-old man from Sector 35, who died at Fortis Hospital in Mohali on September 13, has returned constructive.

The metropolis additionally registered 366 new instances on Wednesday, with 45 instances being reported from Mani Majra. Mauli Jagran accounted for 29 instances, adopted by Dhanas (16), and Sector 37 (12).

Sector 38, Sector 44 and Sector 48 reported 11 instances every, whereas Sector 45 and Sector 24 registered 10 instances every.

The complete variety of energetic instances within the metropolis stands at 3,171.

The UT has to this point examined 56,490 samples, out of which 47,205 have returned unfavourable, whereas 8,958 reported constructive. Also, 5,683 sufferers have been cured of the viral an infection to this point.      

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