17 more succumb to virus in Mohali district, 918 new cases

17 more succumb to virus in Mohali district, 918 new cases

A market wears a deserted look due to the lockdown in the wake of a Covid surge, in Sector 8, Panchkula, on Sunday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: RAVI KUMAR

Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 9

Seventeen persons succumbed to the virus in the district in the past 24 hours, taking the toll to 692.

As many as 918 persons were found infected. Among the fresh cases, 253 were reported from Mohali (urban), 19 from Banur, 24 from Lalru, 27 from Boothgarh, 29 from Kurali, 71 from Gharuan, 126 from Dera Bassi, 150 from Kharar and 219 from Dhakoli. Of the 54,758 cases reported so far, 43,373 patients have been cured. There are now 10,693 active cases in the district.

Three die in Panchkula, 477 test positive

Panchkula: Three more persons succumbed to Covid during the past 24 hours, taking the total number of fatalities to 249 in the district. Civil Surgeon Dr Jasjit Kaur said those died of the pandemic included a 40-year-old man from Bir Ghaggar, a woman aged 81 from Sector 21 and a 14-year-old girl of Parwala village. Meanwhile, 477 persons — 269 males and 208 females — were diagnosed with Covid. Eleven cases each were reported from Sector 7 and 8, 16 each from Sector 12-A and 26, 17 from Sector 17, 19 from Sector 25, 20 from Sector 4, 23 from Sector 11, 28 from Sector 21, 31 each from Pinjore and Sector 15, 48 from Sector 20 and 55 from Kalka. So far, 24,930 persons have tested positive for Covid in the district and 21,728 of them have been cured. There are 2,953 active cases with 249 deaths in the district.

10 deaths in Chandigarh, 895 new cases

Chandigarh: The city recorded 895 cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the number of active cases to 8,511. With 10 more deaths, the toll has reached 568. The total number of cases in the UT has reached 50,207. A total of 879 patients have been cured of the disease in the past 24 hours. TNS

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