At 1,045, biggest surge in Mohali

Seven succumb to the virus in the district, toll 610; 975 more patients cured

At 1,045, biggest surge in Mohali

The police challan commuters caught without a mask and driving on the wrong side near the McDonald’s outlet in Zirakpur on Sunday. Tribune Photo: Nitin Mittal

Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 2

The district on Sunday recorded the biggest single-day spike since the Covid pandemic broke out. As many as 1,045 persons tested positive while seven succumbed to the disease and 975 got better of it.

Among the new cases, 355 were reported from Mohali (urban), seven from Lalru, 15 from Kurali, 25 from Boothgarh, 26 from Banur, 69 from Gharuan, 147 from Dera Bassi, 177 from Kharar and 224 from the Dhakoli area of Zirakpur.

So far, 48,551 persons have tested positive in the district and 38,708 of them have been recovered. There are 9,233 active cases with 610 deaths in the district.

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