City Beautiful witnesses dip in active case count

206 more found infected, 260 recover, no fatality

City Beautiful witnesses dip in active case count

Chandigarh, September 26

The city reported 206 new cases today, taking the tally to 11,380. A total of 260 patients were cured or discharged while there was no fatality.

The city has been witnessing a constant dip in the number of active cases since September 16. In the past one week, the number of new cases has grown by an average of 2.4 per cent every day, whereas the national average is 1.5 per cent. At present, for every 100 cases in the city, 77 persons have recovered and 21 are still infected.

September has recorded the maximum number of recoveries at 6,386. It accounts for 71 per cent of the total figure. At the same time, 88 persons have died due to the virus this month. The deaths recorded this month comprise of 60 per cent of the total fatalities in the city. As many as 6,830 fresh cases were reported this month. — TNS

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