Chandigarh, January 19
Chandigarh on Wednesday reported 1,502 new cases of Covid-19 up from 1,275 cases reported a day earlier.
A positivity rate of 25.91 per cent was recorded in the last 24 hours as 5,797 samples were tested.
The positivity rate recorded yesterday was 21.96 per cent.
The cumulative number of cases in the city has reached 81,269 of which 9,966 are active cases.
As many as 1,112 patients were discharged, including persons from home isolation who have completed seven days and are asymptomatic, as per Ministry of Health guidelines.
Two deaths were reported in the city in patients with co-morbidities.
A 78-year-old Covid positive woman, a case of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, died at Mayo Hospital, Mohali. She was not vaccinated for Covid.
A 73-year-old Covid positive man, a case of coronary artery disease, hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus, died at Fortis Hospital, Mohali. He was fully vaccinated for Covid.
With this the death toll has reached 1,093 while 70,210 people have been cured till date.
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