1,555 new COVID circumstances take Punjab’s quantity to simply underneath 50,000; 51 die


Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 28

Punjab reported 1,555 new COVID-19 circumstances and 51 deaths on Friday in a span of 24 hours, the state’s COVID bulletin exhibits.

The state’s COVID-19 tally stands at 49,378 circumstances with 1309 deaths.

Friday’s bulletin confirmed Jalandhar had the very best variety of circumstances at 211. Gurdaspur (182), Ludhiana (140), Patiala (109), Faridkot (115),  all had circumstances in triple digits.

Amritsar (81), SAS Nagar (85), Sangrur (25), Bathinda (18), Ferozepur (84), Moga (54), Hoshiarpur (85), Pathankot (56), Barnala (40), Fatehgarh Sahib (65), Kapurthala (46), Faridkot (115), Tarn Taran (2), Ropar (21), Fazilka (37), SBS (8), Muktsar (61), and Mansa (30) all reported new circumstances.

Amritsar accounted for 12 of 51 deaths—the most deaths of any district on Friday. Ludhiana got here an in depth second with 11.

Patiala (5), Sangrur (2), Tarn Taran (2), Barnala (1), Bathinda (1), Fazilka (2), Fatehgarh Sahib (2), Gurdaspur (2), Hoshiarpur (1), Jalandhar (5), Kapurthala (1), Mansa (2), SAS Nagar (1), and SBS Nagar (1) all reported deaths.     

District-wise break-up of Punjab’s circumstances is as follows: Ludhiana (10,237), Jalandhar (6,030), Patiala (5,719), Amritsar (2,594), SAS Nagar (3,333), Sangrur (2089), Bathinda (2070), Gurdaspur (2195), Ferozepur (1630), Moga (1357), Hoshiarpur (1409), Pathankot (1108), Barnala (1004), Fatehgarh Sahib (1042), Tarn Taran (727), Ropar (791), Fazilka (777), SBS Nagar (673), Muktsar (784) and Mansa (517).

Death toll stands thus: Ludhiana (363), Jalandhar (148), Patiala (144), Amritsar (149), SAS Nagar (71), Sangrur (83), Bathinda (20), Gurdaspur (49), Ferozepur (23), Moga (16), Hoshiarpur (36), Pathankot (22), Barnala (19), Fatehgarh Sahib (23), Tarn Taran (32), Ropar (11), Fazilka (10), SBS Nagar (18), Muktsar (8) and Mansa (12).

Punjab’s been recording a constant rise all through August, particularly since August 6, when the state started reporting over 1000 infections a day.  Punjab’s numbers have risen over 200 per cent in August from 16,119 on the finish of July. Almost 60 per cent of the state’s complete 49.378 circumstances have been recorded in August alone.

Punjab’s loss of life toll has additionally risen 238 per cent this month, from 386 deaths on the finish of July.

Sixteen of Punjab’s 22 districts now have over 1,000 circumstances. Ludhiana alone accounts for over 20 per cent of the state’s complete circumstances.

Punjab authorities expects COVID-19 circumstances to peak in September. The state authorities’s personal projections estimate that over a lakh circumstances shall be recorded by the tip of September.

Just over 1 / 4 of the state’s complete circumstances are nonetheless energetic.

 



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