Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 19
Punjab’s coronavirus circumstances crossed the 10,000 mark on Sunday, reporting 254 new circumstances and eight deaths, the state’s COVID bulletin confirmed.
Ludhiana (76), Jalandhar (60), Patiala (40), Amritsar (28) and SAS Nagar (25) accounted for 90 per cent of Punjab’s Sunday circumstances, the state’s COVID bulletin confirmed.
Ludhiana additionally accounted for 4 of Punjab’s eight fatalities on Sunday. Hoshiarpur, Amritsar and SAS Nagar reported a dying every, making up the remainder of Sunday’s dying rely for Punjab.
Punjab’s case tally now stands at 10,100 with 254 deaths.
Ferozepur (13), Sangrur (12), Pathakot (7), SBS Nagar (7), Tarn Taran (7), Fatehgarh Sahib (5), Fazilka (5), Moga (5), Faridkot (4), Mansa (4), Kapurthala (4), Gurdaspur (3), Muktsar (2), Hoshairpur (1), Ropar (1), and Barnala (1) all reported new circumstances on Sunday.
Thirty-seven of Ludhiana’s 76 had been contacts of beforehand recognized circumstances, 11 had been categorised as ILI (influenza-like sickness), 9 had been new circumstances with no contact or journey historical past, three had been OPD circumstances, 5 had been healthcare staff and one was an individual who simply returned from overseas. The bulletin stated the state was nonetheless collating knowledge for the remainder of the circumstances from the district.
Nine of Jalandhar’s 60 had been contacts of already recognized circumstances and one was a brand new case.
Fourteen of Amritsar’s circumstances had been contacts, two had been policemen, 5 had been labeled as ILI, 5 had been new circumstances and two had been home travellers.
Of SAS Nagar’s 28, three had been policemen, three had been contacts, one was a healthcare employee, seven had been labeled as ILI, three had been OPD circumstances, and 5 had been new circumstances.
District-wise breakup of circumstances now stands thus: Ludhiana (1863), Jalandhar (1676), Amritsar (1253), Patiala (921), Sangrur (733), SAS Nagar (541), Gurdaspur (310), Pathankot (275), SBS Nagar (265), Hoshiarpur (260),Tarn Taran (229), Ferozepur (228), Fatehgarh Sahib (201), Faridkot (200), Moga (199), Muktsar (172), Bathinda (177), Kapurthala (153), Ropar (159), Fazilka (154), Barnala (80), and Mansa (71).
Death toll stands thus: Ludhiana (46), Jalandhar (33), Amritsar (64), Sangrur (21), Patiala (15), Hoshiarpur (10), Gurdaspur (10), Pathankot (9), SAS Nagar (11), Hoshiarpur (8), Tarn Taran (6), Kapurthala (8), Bathinda (4), Moga (4), Ferozepur (4), Fatehgarh Sahib (2), Muktsar (1), Barnala (2), SBS Nagar (2),and Ropar (1).
Punjab has been seeing a gradual rise in coronavirus circumstances previously two months. June and July collectively account for 7,837 cases—that is, over 77 per cent of the state’s circumstances.
The state has reported 4,532 circumstances in July alone.
Three districts—Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar—account for 47 per cent of the state’s circumstances and 56 per cent of its deaths.
The state has 3,311 lively circumstances, the bulletin exhibits. Sixty-three individuals are on oxygen help and 10 individuals are important and on ventilator help.