Chandigarh, August 6
Punjab on Thursday reported 26 extra deaths resulting from COVID-19, pushing the toll to 517, whereas the best single-day spike of 1,049 instances took the state’s an infection tally to 20,891, based on a bulletin.
Thirteen fatalities have been reported in Ludhiana, seven in Jalandhar and one every in Amritsar, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Patiala, Sangrur and Tarn Taran, it mentioned.
There whole variety of energetic COVID-19 instances within the state now stands at 6,715, based on the bulletin.
Among districts which reported new instances are Ludhiana (190), Bathinda (150), Patiala (136), Jalandhar (114), Mohali (104), Amritsar (60), Gurdaspur (54) and Moga (46), the bulletin mentioned.
On Thursday, 716 coronavirus sufferers have been discharged after they recovered from the an infection, taking the entire variety of recoveries within the state to 13,659, it mentioned.
Twenty-six sufferers are on ventilator assist, whereas 150 are on oxygen assist, the bulletin mentioned.
A complete of 6,34,271 samples have been taken for testing up to now within the state, it mentioned. — PTI