Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, September 13
Chandigarh recorded an alarming 449 new coronavirus instances on Sunday, a medical bulletin said—a improvement that makes this the most important single-day spike in COVID instances the union territory has seen but.
The quantity is over 70 greater than its earlier report of 377 instances reported on September 8—the first time the UT reported over 300 instances in a single day.
The event takes the UT’s instances to 7,991—about 45 per cent of which have been recorded on this month alone.
The UT recorded one dying on Sunday— a 56-year-old diabetic man from Sector 47 who died on the Sector 48 Hospital.
This takes Chandigarh’s dying toll to 90.
Chandigarh’s COVID instances in addition to fatalities have been considerably excessive this month. The UT has reported 3,645 new instances since September 1, when it first started reporting over 200 instances a day— a 183 per cent rise in infections.
For comparability, Chandigarh had reported 791 new COVID instances within the first 13 days of August, and 294 new instances over the identical interval in July.
Town’s fatality rely has additionally been markedly greater this month, registering 34 deaths in lower than a fortnight, compared to 12 deaths recorded over the primary 13 days of August.
The UT started seen a brand new spike in instances on September 8, and has recorded 1,619 new instances in lower than per week since then.
Simply over 34 per cent of the UT’s instances are nonetheless lively.