171 new COVID-19 cases in Chandigarh; six more die

There are now 2,200 active cases in the city

171 new COVID-19 cases in Chandigarh; six more die

A health official collects swab sample for COVID-19 testing in Chandigarh. Tribune Photo: Manoj Mahajan.

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 28

Six more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Chandigarh on Monday, raising the toll to 153 while 171 new cases pushed the infection count to 11,678.

There are now 2,200 active cases in the city.

As many as 222 patients were discharged after they recovered from the infection. A total of 9,325 people have been cured so far, according to the medical bulletin.

A total of 75,896 samples have been taken for testing so far, of them, 63,776 tested negative while reports of 155 samples are awaited, it stated. PTI

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