The total number of coronavirus cases in Chandigarh has increased to 13,260 after 98 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours, as of Monday evening.
A total of 111 COVID-19 patients were discharged including persons from home isolation who have completed 10 days and are asymptomatic, as per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Meanwhile, a 70-year-old man, resident of Sector 50, a case of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension, who had tested COVID positive, expired at GMCH-32 on October 11.
With this, the death toll due to COVID-19 has increased to 192.
Here are the new coronavirus cases in Chandigarh:
|Sector/Village/Colony||Number of cases|
|G51 BN CRPF NWS HALLOMAJRA CAMPUS||36|
|VILLAGE HALLO MAJRA||1|
|Grand Total (RT-PCR) & (RAPID ANTIGEN)||98|
The coronavirus cases in Chandigarh has been witnessing decline from the past few days.
The Chandigarh Administrator has directed Special Secretary Health to ensure that patients in home isolation are well taken care of and provided necessary medicines and health kits.
The Administrator has also directed that regular monitoring and telephonic consultations with them should be done by dedicated doctors.
The Administrator has directed the Deputy Commissioner to ensure that the festivals are celebrated by people while following the COVID protocol strictly. Necessary guidelines should be issued while giving permissions for such public celebrations.