87 more test COVID-19 positive in Chandigarh

Infection tally in the UT reaches 16,925, recoveries go up to 15,532

87 more test COVID-19 positive in Chandigarh

Health worker collects a swab sample for Covid-19 testing at the Sector 17 ISBT in Chandigarh on Wednesday. Tribune Photo

Chandigarh, November 25

Chandigarh on Wednesday reported 87 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the infection tally to 16,925, according to a medical bulletin.

The death of a 57-year-old coronavirus positive man pushed the related toll to 266, said the bulletin.

Chandigarh has 1,127 active COVID-19 cases, as of now, according to the bulletin.

Seventy-seven more patients were discharged after they recovered from the infection, taking the number of recoveries to 15,532.

A total of 1,35,876 samples have been taken for COVID-19 testing and 1,18,166 of them came out negative while reports of 120 are awaited, according to the bulletin. PTI

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