Four fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported in Chandigarh on Friday taking the total number to 454 in the city with 55 active cases. The fresh cases were reported from Sector 15, 21 and Khudda Lahora.
Meanwhile, four more patients recovered taking the total number of recovering to 393 in the city. With around 86 percent recovery rate of COVID-19 patients, Chandigarh tops the list of states and union territories in the country.
“Four persons have been tested positive for COVID-19. A 67 years old female from Sector 15 is tested positive. She has four family members and a maid who resides in Sector 25,” stated Chandigarh Health Department’s evening bulletin. Another resident tested positive is a 63 years old make from Sector 21.
He has five family members. His maid and driver also reside in the same house, the bulletin stated.
Two females aged 20 years and 22 years from Khudda Lahora are also found COVID-19 positive. They are family members of the previously positive case of Khudda Lahora, it added.
Meanwhile, four residents including females aged 24 and 37 years and male aged 27 and 53 years, all residents of Sector 29 were declared cured and discharged from PGIMER.
They will be in self isolation at home for next 7 days. Currently, a total of 28 COVID-19 patients are admitted in NHE block, PGIMER. Out of these, 12 patients are admitted in ICU while 16 are in stable condition. 8074 samples were tested so far in Chandigarh. The city has till date reported six COVID-19 related deaths.