Chandigarh records 808 new Covid-19 cases at 14.01 per cent positivity rate

Number of active cases has risen to 8,064

Chandigarh records 808 new Covid-19 cases at 14.01 per cent positivity rate

A women getting the 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine at GMSH, Sector 16, Chandigarh. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

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Chandigarh, January 23

Chandigarh on Sunday reported 808 new Covid-19 infections taking the cumulative number of cases to 85,692.

A positivity rate of 14.01 per cent was recorded as 5,768 samples were recorded in the last 24 hours.

The number of active cases has risen to 8,064.

As many as 1,356 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 patients with co-morbidities. A 69-year-old woman resident of Sector 45 died in Grecian Hospital, Mohali. She was a case of hypertension, renal disease and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. She was not vaccinated for Covid-19.

A 91-year-old male resident of Khuda Alisher died at GMSH, Sector 16. He was a case of pleural effusion. He was not vaccinated for Covid.

The death toll has reached 1,102 while 76,526 patients have been cured till date.

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