Chandigarh, August 3
The number of active Covid-19 cases breached the 400 mark to reach 434 with 43 fresh infections being reported from the city today. The total count of infections has reached 1,160.
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To ramp up Covid testing, the UT has also started antigen testing. On the first day, 37 antigen tests were conducted. The reports of a city resident and a Punjab native were positive.
The new cases have been reported from Sectors 22, 56, 35, 51, 25, 23, 38, 34, 20, 8, 45, 10, 41 and 7, Bapu Dham Colony, Burail, Maloya, Kajheri, Mani Majra, Khuda Lahora, Raipur Khurd, Ram Darbar, Dhanas and Butrela.
As many as 27 cases reported today are contacts of Covid patients. Two persons, who are contacts of employees of the PGI, also tested positive.
Meanwhile, eight patients were discharged today. — TNS
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