COVID-19: 60 new cases, one more death in Chandigarh

Caseload swells to 14,212, death toll up 224; recoveries stand at 13,359

COVID-19: 60 new cases, one more death in Chandigarh

Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar and SDM (Central) Nazuk Kumar during a special drive to spread awareness regarding measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in view of the upcoming festive season, at Sector 22 market on Wednesday. Tribune Photo

Chandigarh, October 28

A 60-year-old coronavirus positive woman, a resident of Chandigarh city, died, bringing the toll to 224 in the Union Territory while 60 new cases took the infection tally to 14,212 on Wednesday, according to a medical bulletin.

The woman died at a private hospital in Mohali on Tuesday, the bulletin said.

Chandigarh has 629 active cases of the novel coronavirus, it said.

Eighty patients were discharged after they recovered from the infection, taking the number of recoveries to 13,359 in the UT, according to the bulletin.

A total of 1,04,136 samples have been taken for COVID-19 testing so far and 89,293 of them tested negative while reports of 106 are awaited, it said. PTI

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