Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 7
Punjab noticed 1,063 coronavirus constructive instances and 23 deaths in a span of 24 hours—the highest spike but within the state’s COVID-19 instances, the state’s well being bulletin confirmed on Friday.
The developments that take the state’s COVID-19 tally to 21,930 with 539 deaths.This is Punjab’s second consecutive reporting of over 1,000 instances.
Ludhiana reported 9 of 23 coronavirus deaths and 296 new cases—-the highest of any district each deaths and infections—the bulletin confirmed.
Mohali reported the second highest variety of infections within the state at 122. Mohali (SAS Nagar) and Jalandhar each reported over 70 instances.
Besides Ludhiana, Amritsar (3), Fatehgarh Sahib (2), Jalandhar (3), Fazilka (1), Kapurthala (1), SBS Nagar (2), Patiala (1), Sangrur (1), and Fatehgarh Sahib (2) all reported deaths.
All 22 of Punjab’s districts reported new coronavirus instances, and, aside from Ferozepur, all reported infections in double digits. Amritsar (67), Sangrur (32), Hoshiarpur (11), Gurdaspur (53), Ferozepur (7), Pathankot (41), Tarn Tarann (29), Bathinda (49), Fatehgarh Sahib (26), Moga (14, SBS Nagar (11), Faridkot (19), Fazilka (16), Kapurthala (26), Ropar (32), Muktsar (13), Barnala (37) and Mansa (15) all reported new instances.
Eleven policemen, three troopers of the Border Security Force, six healthcare employees, seven jail inmates, and 5 frontline employees have been amongst these who examined constructive on Friday.
District-wise break of Punjab’s instances stand thus: Ludhiana (4720), Jalandhar (2907), Amritsar (2185), Patiala (2380), Sangrur (1227), SAS Nagar (1157), Hoshiarpur (607), Gurdaspur (794), Ferozepur (624), Pathankot (522), Tarn Taran (443), Bathinda (737), Fatehgarh Sahib (451), Moga (529), SBS Nagar (335), Faridkot (373), Fazilka (359), Kapurthala (382), Ropar (318), Muktsar (279), Barnala (421) and Mansa (180).
Punjab’s been reporting an alarming rise in coronavirus instances for the reason that starting of July, however this rise has been the sharpest but this month. The state has reported 5,811 instances within the first week of August alone, as in comparison with 1,181 instances reported within the first week of July.
Ludhiana specifically has been witnessing a big rise in cases—the district has been reporting infections in triple digits since July 25 and its figures are twice of what it was two weeks in the past.
More than 1 / 4 of Punjab’s complete COVID-19 instances are nonetheless lively.