Chandigarh, Nov. 28 -- After staying in double digits for six straight days, the tricity's Covid-19 tally dropped to eight on Saturday.

Chandigarh led with five new cases, followed by two in Panchkula and just one in Mohali.

Last Saturday, the tricity had reported just five cases, including two in Chandigarh, but the daily tally had been rising since then, reaching 26 on Friday. On Thursday, Chandigarh had recorded nine cases, highest single-day tally in over four months while another eight cases surfaced on Friday.

In view of the uptick, the UT administration on Friday also issued an advisory, asking residents to come forward for vaccination and follow strict Covid-19 appropriate behaviour.

Meanwhile, no death due to the virus has been...