With Nine More Coronavirus Cases, Chandigarh’s Covid-19 Tally Increases To 111Coronavirus (Representative Image)

Nine more coronavirus cases have been reported in Chandigarh, taking the tally of COVID-19 cases to 111, a health official said on Tuesday (5 May).

City's Bapu Dham colony, the epicentre of the virus, saw seven new cases. With these, half of the total cases were reported from there.

Officials said one patient belonged to each Sector 30-B and Dhanas village.

A day earlier, five positive cases were reported in Chandigarh.

The first case was reported in the city on 18 March.

Twenty-one patients have been discharged and one has succumbed to the virus.

Chandigarh Advisor Manoj Parida has asked all market associations to keep arrangements for handwashing by sanitisers for customers and also a thermal scanner, if possible.

In case of violations of social distancing norms, the permission to open the market will be withdrawn, he informed in a tweet.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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