COVID-19: 87-yr-old dies, 55 new cases in Chandigarh

·1-min read

Chandigarh, Nov 2 (PTI) Chandigarh on Monday reported one more COVID-19-related death, taking the toll to 227, while 55 new cases took the infection count to 14,528 in the Union Territory, according to a medical bulletin.

An 87-year-old man, who tested COVID-19 positive, died at a private hospital in Mohali.

He was suffering from hypertension and asthma, as per the bulletin.

There are 593 active cases as of now, it said. Seventy-six patients were discharged after they recovered from infection, taking the number of cured persons to 13,708, as per the bulletin.

A total of 1,08,911 samples have been taken for testing so far and of them, 93,726 tested negative while reports of 106 samples are awaited, it stated. PTI CHS VSD ANB ANB