42 new coronavirus cases take Chandigarh tally to 1,159

UT has 433 active cases

42 new coronavirus cases take Chandigarh tally to 1,159

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Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 3

Chandigarh reported 42 coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the union territory’s tally to 1,159.

Chandigarh administration’s evening medical bulletin showed that of the 42 cases, 27 were contacts of already diagnosed cases. One patient was identified through the rapid antigen test, although this has not been included in the 42 new cases.

Three of the newly identified cases were senior citizens over 60 and one was a five-month-old baby boy.  

Bapudham colony, Maloya, Kajheri, and Khuda Lahora had two cases---all either from the same family or workplace contacts. Four of a family---including the baby---tested positive in Sector 51; four of a family in Sector 35; and four, including a five year-old girl, in Sector 56.

Sector 20 had three cases, and Burail and Raipur Khurd had two cases. Sectors 7, 8, 10, 22, 23, 25, 34, 38, 41, 45, 51, Manimajra, Butrela, Dhanas, and Ramdarbar all reported a case each.   

 The UT has 434 active COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths.

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