Chandigarh reports one new Covid-19 case and one death

As many as 61,111 patients have been cured till date in the city

Chandigarh reports one new Covid-19 case and one death

Some people seen without mask at Shastri Market, Sector 22, Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, July 31

Chandigarh on Saturday reported just one new Covid-19 case as the total number of cases reached 61,953 while one death was also recorded.

A positivity rate of 0.07 per cent was recorded in the city as 1,450 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

A 55-year-old man from Mauli Jagran, who was suffering from co-morbidities, succumbed to the virus at PGIMER as the death toll due to the pandemic reached 811.

The number of active cases has come down to 31.

A total of five patients were discharged, including persons from home isolation, who have completed 10 days and are asymptomatic, as per Ministry of Health guidelines.

As many as 61,111 patients have been cured till date in the city.

The number of people who have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine is 6,14,778 while 1,94,759 people have got both the doses.

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