Chandigarh reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths, 57 new cases

A total of 1,00,797 samples have been taken for testing so far

Chandigarh reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths, 57 new cases

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Chandigarh, October 24

The death of two more persons due to coronavirus pushed the toll to 216 in Chandigarh, while 57 new cases took the infection tally to 13,977 on Saturday.

There are 674 active cases in the city as of now, as per a medical bulletin.

It said that a total of 78 patients were discharged after they recovered from infection, taking the number of cured persons to 13,087.

A total of 1,00,797 samples have been taken for testing so far and of them, 86,213 tested negative while reports of 116 samples were awaited, as per the bulletin. PTI

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