Chandigarh reports 7 new coronavirus cases; UT tally rises to 289

Sector 15 reports 1 case, Bapu Dham 6

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Chandigarh, May 28: Chandigarh on Thursday reported seven new cases of coronavirus, taking the union territory’s case tally to 289. 

As per the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Punjab, a 91-year-old woman, who is a resident of Sector 15 in Chandigarh tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday. The woman was admitted to the Max Hospital in Mohali after suffering from a neck of femur fracture.

Bapu Dham Colony reported six new cases of the deadly disease, taking the total in the area to 216. The new cases were recorded in two different households within the same building. Those infected include 12 and 15-year-old girls and 8,16 and 17-year-old boys. A 53-year-old man has also tested positive for the contagion. 

With the latest cases, active cases in the city have now shot up to 98.