It took Chandigarh simply 4 days so as to add 100 instances to its tally that crossed the 900 mark with 23 recent instances on Monday.
The variety of energetic instances, which crossed the 300 mark for the primary time on Sunday, has now reached 321.
The full stands at 910, of which 575 sufferers have been discharged and 14 have succumbed to the an infection.
The brand new instances have been reported from throughout town, together with Sectors 14, 24, 19, 23, 29, 39, 44, 49, 50, 51 and 52 in addition to Kishangarh, Khuda Lahora, Bapudham Colony, Manimajra and Mauli Jagran.
Amongst these contaminated, 4 are contacts of optimistic instances reported from the Submit Graduate Institute of Medical Schooling and Analysis whereas one is a contact of a beforehand reported case from Authorities Medical School and Hospital. A 31-year-old male staffer of a hospital in Mohali has additionally examined optimistic. He’s a resident of Sector 52.
In the meantime, it has come to gentle that the 67-year-old man from Sector 38, who died on Sunday evening, had examined destructive for the virus on July 10 and 11, following which he was stabilised on the PGIMER earlier than being shifted to the civil hospital in Sector 48 on July 14, the place he succumbed
Dr Harish Dasari, nodal officer for the Sector-48 facility, stated the affected person’s situation saved fluctuating, and he died after struggling a number of organ failure on Sunday. Officers stated the person was additionally a diabetes and hypertension affected person and “his lungs have been badly affected with Covid-19 pneumonia”.
Public dealing suspended in property workplace
The UT property workplace suspended public dealing on Monday, and it’ll proceed so on Tuesday too.
The workers power within the workplace was lowered to 50%. In one of many branches, the place almost 90-odd workers sit in a corridor, your complete workers was requested to earn a living from home.
The transfer got here after a girl’s worker’s husband examined optimistic for Covid-19 lately.
Odd-even could return in congested markets
The administration is planning to reimpose odd-even rule for opening of retailers in congested markets of town.
Throughout the assessment assembly held on Monday, UT administrator VPS Badnore directed the MC commissioner to determine the congested and different markets the place violations of social distancing norms are extra evident, in order that stringent regulatory measures, together with weekend closures and odd-even formulation, might be thought of for them.
In earlier phases of the lockdown, the administration had imposed the odd-even formulation in all congested markets, reminiscent of Patel Market in Sector 15, Gandhi Market in Sector 18, Sadar Bazar and Palika Bazar in Sector 19, Shastri Market in Sector 22, Janata Market in Sector 27, Krishna Market in Sector 41 and Rehri Market in Sector 46.