Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 1
Punjab reported over 900 new coronavirus inside a span of 24 hours—the state’s largest single-day spike yet—in a growth that took the state’s COVID tally previous 17,000, the state’s COVID bulletin confirmed.
The state reported 944 new coronavirus instances and 19 new deaths, taking the state tally to face at 17,063 with 405 deaths.
This spike in instances is due to a rise in coronavirus instances in most districts—all 22 districts of Punjab reported COVID-19 instances, and, besides for 3 districts, Mukstar, Faridkot and SBS Nagar, all reported double digit infections.
Ludhiana continued to guide Punjab’s districts in COVID-19 instances with 166 new instances. Jalandhar adopted intently with 162.
Gurdaspur additionally reported a excessive variety of infections, reporting 89 new cases—the third highest variety of instances on Saturday.
Bathinda (76), Patiala (66), Sangrur (37), Amritsar (49), SAS Nagar (34), Hoshiarpur (14), Ferozepur (48), Pathankot (19), Tarn Taran (14), Fatehgarh Sahib (21), Moga (16), Fazilka (37), Kapurthala (35), Ropar (14), Barnala (26), Mansa (14), SBS Nagar (3), Faridkot (2) and Muktsar (4) all reported new instances.
Eight districts reported deaths. Ludhiana continued to guide within the loss of life rely, reporting 10 new deaths. Amritsar (2), KApurthala (1), SAS Nagar (1), Muktsar (1), Jalandhar (1), Sangrur (1) and Baranala (1) additionally reported COVID-19 deaths within the final 24 hours.
Punjab’s been steadily reporting larger variety of cases—as nicely as deaths—since July 1, however that is the largest leap but in instances. Punjab reported 10,551 new instances in July, 3,205 instances in June, and 1,788 instances in May.