Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 12
Punjab reported 39 deaths from coronavirus and 1,020 new circumstances, the state’s COVID bulletin showed—the highest single-day rise in fatalities the state has seen but.
The growth takes the state’s case tally to 26,909 circumstances with 675 deaths.
Twelve of 22 districts reported deaths, the bulletin confirmed. At 13, Ludhiana led in dying count—a development the district that has been seen for the reason that starting of this month.
Besides, Amritsar (3), Barnala (1), Bathinda (1), Fatehgarh Sahib (1), Gurdaspur (2), Jalandhar (3), Pathankot (2) and Patiala reported new circumstances, as did SAS Nagar, Hoshiarpur and Sangrur.
Punjab’s circumstances have been rising steadily all of August—about 40 per cent (10,790) of the state’s 26909 circumstances have been added in simply this month. In reality, the state has added over 7,000 new coronavirus circumstances to its tally in per week since August 6.
The state’s dying toll has additionally risen significantly— nearly doubling this month. The state’s coronavirus fatality rely has risen from 386 on the finish of July to 675 on August 12.
Just over 33 per cent of Punjab’s circumstances are nonetheless energetic.