Chandigarh’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 54,043 with 650 fresh cases

Eight more people succumb to the virus as death toll reaches 617

Chandigarh’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 54,043 with 650 fresh cases

A young girl getting the 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine at GMSSH, Sector 16, Chandigarh on the 1st day of 18+ vaccination drive by Chandigarh Administration on Friday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Chandigarh, May 14

Chandigarh’s COVID-19 tally mounted to 54,043 with 650 fresh cases while the death toll climbed to 617 with eight more fatalities, a medical bulletin stated on Friday.

The number of active cases in the Union territory stood at 8,158, it said.

So far, 45,268 patients, including 925 who were discharged the previous day, have recovered from the coronavirus in Chandigarh, the bulletin said.

A total of 4,54,814 samples have been taken for testing till now. Of these, 3,99,617 samples have tested negative while reports of 69 are awaited, it said. PTI

 

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