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Two Covid-related deaths in Tricity

The UT reported 7 new cases on Tuesday, taking the total cases to 61,656.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula |
Updated: June 30, 2021 10:29:30 am
punjab tricity covid news covid casesAt a vaccination centre, Chandigarh, Monday. (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh)

The Tricity reported two Covid-related deaths on Tuesday, along with 32 new cases.

UT: 7 new cases, 1 death

The UT reported 7 new cases on Tuesday, taking the total cases to 61,656. A 58-year-old man from Dhanas, a case of acute respiratory distress syndrome also succumbed to the virus at PGI, taking the number of deaths to 808.

The active cases stood at 163 after 41 patients were discharged. A total of 1,400 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, As part of the on-going Covid-19 vaccination drive, 7936 people were also vaccinated.

Mohali: One death, 22 cases

One more death due to Covid-19 was reported in the district Tuesday, taking the total number of fatalities to 1,048. As many as 22 positive cases were also reported, increasing the overall tally of cases to 68,234 with 264 active cases.

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Girish Dayalan said that a maximum of 11 cases were reported from Mohali (urban), followed by three each from Kharar and Derabassi, two each from Gharuan and Dhakoli, and one from Boothgarh.

The DC added that 27 patients had also been discharged. He added that a total of 66,922 patients have been discharged yet.

Panchkula: 3 cases

A total of three new Covid cases were reported in Panchkula on Tuesday. No deaths were reported.

The active case tally was recorded at 58, while the recovery rate stood at 98.58 per cent. The positivity rate was recorded at 0.19 per cent, which is the lowest it has even been in the past one year.

A total of 40,243 cases have so far been reported from the district, of which 30,581 hail from Panchkula. As many as 374 people in total have succumbed to the virus. The district has conducted 363,732 tests so far, with at least 1,007 samples being collected on Monday.

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