Tribune News Service
Mohali, July 22
In a major relief to the Health Department, no Covid-related death has surfaced in the district since July 12.
3 cases surface in Mohali, no fatality
Mohali: Three fresh Covid cases were reported from the district during the past 24 hours. No fresh death was reported, while seven patients were cured of the disease. While one case surfaced in Dhakoli, two were reported from the Mohali area. TNS
Chandigarh reports 2 cases
Chandigarh: The city on Thursday reported two fresh Covid cases, taking the overall UT tally to 61,916. The Covid toll remained at 809. With nine more recoveries, the number of recovered patients reached 61,073. TNS
No new case, no death in Panchkula
Panchkula: No Covid case was reported from the district on Thursday, keeping the overall tally at 30,634. With no fresh death, the toll also remained at 375. While 30,244 patients have recovered from the disease so far, 15 cases are still active. The recovery rate is 98.72 per cent. TNS
With a decline in Covid cases, the district has also witnessed 83.72 per cent fall in death cases as only seven deaths occurred during the past 22 days, while 46 persons had died in the similar period ending June 30.
The district has noticed a sharp decline in the number of Covid-related deaths in 22 days of July, offering relief to the people and the district administration. Health officials said the second wave was on the wane due to which the number of deaths and new cases were dropping.
The district has also witnessed a sharp decline of 75 per cent in new cases during the same period. The district had recorded 680 cases from June 9 to June 30 while in the corresponding period (from July 1 to July 22), a total of 170 cases were reported in the district. On June 30, there were 68,247 positive cases while on July 22 the total number of cases reported was 68,417.
During the same period, the district also witnessed more than 84.27 per cent drop in active cases. On June 30, there were 248 active cases, which has now come down to 39. The recovery rate in the district has also marginally increased from 98.09 per cent on June 30 to 98.39 per cent on July 19, thus showing an increase by 0.30 per cent. The number of persons cured of the disease has gone up from 66,950 to 67,322.
It is pertinent to mention here that a record number of 1,382 cases had surfaced in the district on May 10.
Civil Surgeon Dr Adarshpal Kaur said the second wave of the pandemic was about to end. However, people should not take the decline in Covid cases lightly and continue to wear mask and maintain social distance. She appealed to people to get themselves vaccinated. They should get tested for Covid in case of mild cough, fever and sore throat
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