Chandigarh, August 17
Punjab on Monday reported its highest single-day spike of 1,492 COVID-19 instances and a file 51 deaths because of the illness, the state well being division mentioned.
The COVID-19 demise toll has mounted to 862 and the an infection tally reached 32,695.
Fourteen new deaths have been reported from Ludhiana, six from Patiala, 5 from Jalandhar, three every from Fatehgarh Sahib, Ferozepur, Tarn Taran and Bathinda, two every from Amritsar, SBS Nagar and Sangrur, and one every from Barnala, Moga, Pathankot, Mohali, Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur, Faridkot and Kapurthala, a medical bulletin mentioned.
One demise that was reported from Amritsar on Sunday was faraway from the record because it was counted twice, it mentioned.
Among districts which reported the contemporary instances are Jalandhar (298), Ludhiana (220), Ferozepur (153), Bathinda (153), Patiala (130) Moga (91), Mohali (65), Barnala (62), Rupnagar (55) and Amritsar (50).
On Sunday, Punjab had reported 41 fatalities and 1,165 new coronavirus instances.
A complete of 749 coronavirus sufferers have been discharged after recovering from the an infection on Monday. So far, 20,180 folks have been cured of the an infection.
The state has 11,653 energetic COVID-19 instances, the bulletin mentioned.
Thirty-eight sufferers are essential and on the ventilator, whereas 345 are on oxygen assist, it mentioned.
A complete of seven,82,463 samples have been taken for testing up to now within the state, it mentioned. PTI