Coronavirus: Sector 27 woman among 10 new cases in Chandigarh; UT tally rises to 145

Bapu Dham reports 8 new cases, Maloya-2, Sector 27-1

Coronavirus: Sector 27 woman among 10 new cases in Chandigarh; UT tally rises to 145

Sandeep Rana
Tribune News Service 
Chandigarh, May 8 

Chandigarh on Friday reported 10 new coronavirus cases, taking the union territory's case tally to 145.

In what could spell trouble for the UT, Sector 27 reported its first case after a 35-year-old woman tested positive for the deadly disease. 

Bapu Dham Colony in Sector 26 reported 8 new cases, taking the total in the colony to 84. The colony has reported the largest number of cases in the city so far. 

Maloya also reported a new case, taking the total in the colony to two. 

Two coronavirus-positive women have given birth to babies at GMSH-16 in the past few days. A Maloya-based 22-year-old woman gave birth on Thursday. The newborn has been sampled for coronavirus and the report is awaited. A Mohali-based 24-year-old woman also delivered a baby on May 7. Her baby's report is awaited.

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