Chandigarh records 2 more COVID-19 deaths, 136 fresh cases

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Chandigarh, Nov 17 (PTI) Two more coronavirus-related fatalities were recorded in Chandigarh, pushing the death toll to 252 on Tuesday, while the caseload rose to 16,022 after 136 fresh infections were reported, according to a medical bulletin.

There are 1,026 active cases in the Union Territory as of now.

A total of 160 patients were discharged after recovering from the infection, taking the number of cured persons in the city to 14,744, the bulletin said.

According to the bulletin, 1,24,741 samples have been collected for testing so far and of them, 1,07,986 tested negative while reports of 151 samples are awaited. PTI CHS VSD SNE SNE