Mohali records 95 new coronavirus cases in highest spike yet

District tally stands at 1,264; one death takes toll to 19

Mohali records 95 new coronavirus cases in highest spike yet

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Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 8

Mohali reported 95 new coronavirus cases and another death, district health officials said---the biggest spike in cases the district has seen yet.

The developments take Mohali’s cases to 1,264 with 19 deaths.

The deceased, a 62-year-old man who was diabetic and had hypertension, had been admitted to Banur’s Gian Sagar Hospital some days ago, and was in critical condition, Mohali Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said.

Most of Saturday’s cases came from Mohali city, Kharar, Derabassi, Zirakpur, Nayagaon and Lalru towns. All patients who tested positive on Saturday are now at a COVID care centre in Gian Sagar Hospital.

Also on Saturday, 23 patients were released from hospital after recovery, district health officials said.

Mohali now has 571 active cases.

Meanwhile, district officials said that LIC Colony in Mundi, Kharar, and Sector 115 have been declared as micro containment zones after over five cases came from these areas.

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