61-year-old man turns into Chandigarh’s eleventh Covid fatality in August


A 61-year-old man died of Covid-19 on Thursday, turning into Chandigarh’s eleventh virus-related fatality this month.

A resident of Sector 31, the affected person was totally vaccinated towards Covid, but in addition affected by respiratory failure, power obstructive pulmonary illness and anorectal abscess. He died at GMCH, Sector 32.

To this point in August, 20 individuals have succumbed to Covid within the tricity, up from 13 final month.

In the meantime, 129 contemporary Covid instances had been detected within the tricity on Thursday, in comparison with 114 the day earlier than. Chandigarh logged 64 instances, Mohali 40 and Panchkula 25.

However tricity’s lively caseload dropped additional to 819, lowest in over six weeks.

At 367, Chandigarh has probably the most variety of contaminated individuals, adopted by Mohali with 322 and Panchkula with 129.

The day by day positivity fee — proportion of samples that check optimistic — was additionally all the way down to 4.5% in Mohali, 3.8% in Chandigarh and three.6% in Panchkula.

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