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COVID: One Death, 64 Fresh Cases In Chandigarh

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One more person died from coronavirus in Chandigarh on Sunday as 64 fresh cases took the infection count to 13,646 in the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana. So far, the virus has claimed 208 lives in the union territory, according to a medical bulletin.

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  • Last Updated: October 18, 2020, 21:09 IST
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Chandigarh: One more person died from coronavirus in Chandigarh on Sunday as 64 fresh cases took the infection count to 13,646 in the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana. So far, the virus has claimed 208 lives in the union territory, according to a medical bulletin.

There are 884 active cases in the city as of now, the bulletin said. A total of 94 patients were discharged after they recovered from the infection on Sunday, taking the number of cured persons to 12,554, it said.

A total of 95,022 samples have been taken for testing so far and of them 80,799 tested negative while reports of 114 samples are awaited, the bulletin said.

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