Chandigarh records 864 new Covid-19 cases at 21 per cent positivity rate

Two deaths reported in patients with co-morbidities

Chandigarh records 864 new Covid-19 cases at 21 per cent positivity rate

A beneficiary being vaccinated for Covid-19 at Government Dispensary Sector-12A in Panchkula on Monday. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar

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Chandigarh, January 17

Chandigarh on Monday reported 864 new Covid-19 infections as a 21.42 per cent samples returned positive.

The cumulative number of cases has reached 78,492.

The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours is 4,034.

A total of 961 patients were discharged, including persons from home isolation who have completed seven days and are asymptomatic, as per Ministry of Health guidelines.

The number of active cases has reached 9,104.

As many as 68,299 people have been cured till date.

Two deaths due to the virus were reported in patients with co-morbidities.

A 65-year-old Covid positive woman died at Fortis Hospital. She was suffering from Renal disease and hypertension. She was fully vaccinated.

A 63-year-old Covid positive woman died at PGIMER. She was suffering from Acute Myeloid Leukemia and was undergoing chemotherapy. She was fully vaccinated.

The death toll in the city has reached 1,089.

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