Chandigarh reports 1,172 new Covid-19 cases at 17.06 per cent positivity rate

Two deaths among patients with co-morbidities

Chandigarh reports 1,172 new Covid-19 cases at 17.06 per cent positivity rate

A young girl getting her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine at GMHS, Sector 16 Chandigarh on Friday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

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Chandigarh, January 21

Chandigarh on Friday reported 1,172 new Covid-19 cases at a positivity rate of 17.06 per cent.

The cumulative number of cases has reached 83,735 while the active cases stand at 9,260.

As many as 6,868 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

A total of 1,832 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 among patients with co-morbidities.

An 80-year-old woman of Manimajra died at Ace Heart & Vascular Institute, Mohali. She was a case of severe heart disease, lung disease, hypertension and diabetes mellitus. She was fully vaccinated.

A 58-year-old woman of Raipur Khurd, a case of perforation peritonitis, died at PGI. She was fully vaccinated.

The death toll has reached 1,097.

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