In biggest single day spike, Chandigarh sees 89 new COVID-19 cases; total rises to 1,515

One patient dies; death toll rises to 25

In biggest single day spike, Chandigarh sees 89 new COVID-19 cases; total rises to 1,515

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Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 9

Chandigarh on Sunday recorded its biggest single day spike of 89 cases taking the total tally to 1,515 and reported one death due to COVID-19.

A 32-year-old woman, resident of Sector 32, passed away at her house on August 7. She was a known case of heart disease and was suffering from jaundice and ascites also. She was sampled after her demise for COVID-19 and has been reported as positive.

The total number of active cases in the city is 585 while 904 patients have been cured till date.

As many as 32 patients were discharged after recovery from the coronavirus on Sunday.

The death toll in the city has risen to 25. The total number of samples tested in the city is 18,434.

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