Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 11
The city reported 305 new coronavirus cases and three fatalities in 24 hours, taking the UT case tally past 7,000 and toll to 83.
Two of the three fatalities reported today were of patients aged above 65. All three had pre-existing health conditions. An 83-year-old woman from Sector 32, who was a diabetic and had hypertension, died at Grecian Hospital in Mohali.
A 68-year-old man from Sector 48, who was a diabetic and suffered from hypertension and heart and kidney diseases, also died at Grecian Hospital.
The third fatality was of a 59-year-old man from Sector 50, who was diabetic and had hypertension. He died at the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32.
The city reported 269 recoveries today.
The UT has been reporting a significant spike in coronavirus cases since the beginning of the month when it began reporting over 200 infections a day. It has added just under 3,000 new coronavirus cases — 40 per cent of its total infections — and 27 deaths to its tally in just 11 days since September 1.
Over 35 per cent of the cases in the city are still active. The UT has reported 4,600 recoveries so far.
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