Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 14
Punjab’s coronavirus numbers continues to spike with the state reporting 340 new COVID-19 instances and 9 deaths—developments that take the state’s an infection tally previous 8,511 with 213 deaths.
Seven districts—Ludhiana (80), Jalandhar (80), Patiala (51), SAS Nagar (26), Amritsar (22), Sangrur (20) and Faridkot (12)—reported a double-digit rise in infections on Monday, Punjab’s COVID bulletin reveals.
Cases proceed to pile on alarmingly in each Ludhiana and Jalandhar.
Thirty-three of Ludhiana’s 80 instances have been contacts of older instances. Nineteen have been categorized as ILI (influenza-like sickness), 14 have been OPD instances, 5 as ANC, 4 have been healthcare employees, two have been home travellers, one was a policeman and two have been jail inmates.
Ludhiana additionally accounted for 3 of 9 deaths reported on Tuesday.
Jalandhar’s 80, 13 have been categorized as new cases—meaning instances with out identified contact or journey history—and three have been contacts of beforehand recognized instances.
Sangrur and SAS Nagar each reported two deaths. Amritsar reported one. Failka reported its first loss of life from coronavirus.
Patiala’s instances additionally proceed to surge— the district reported 51 new COVID-19 instances on Monday.
Thirty-five of Patiala’s 51 have been contacts of older instances and 15 have been categorized as new instances.
District officers nonetheless put the district’s coronavirus numbers at 78. It is widespread to search out some disparities within the district and state numbers—differences which might be totally on account of instances being reported after the state numbers have been compiled.
Patiala’s instances have been rising alarmingly because the starting of July. The district now has 723 cases—more than twice the 329 infections it had on June 30.
Of SAS Nagar’s 26, 17 have been contacts, 5 have been categorised as ILI, two as new instances and two have been home travellers.
Of Amritsar’s 26, 14 have been contacts of beforehand recognized instances, 4 have been categorized as ILI, three as new instances and the final affected person just lately returned from overseas.
In Sangrur, 4 policemen have been amongst these testing constructive.
Faridkot reported 12 new instances, all of them contacts of recognized instances.
Six medical doctors examined constructive within the district, though these haven’t been added to the state tally but.
Besides, Gurdaspur (1),Pathankot (1), Tarn Taran (2), Hoshiarpur (3), SBS Nagar (9), Ferozepur (4), Fatehgarh Sahib (7), Moga (1), Kapurthala (6), Bathinda (1), Ropar (9), Fazika (4) and Mansa (1) additionally reported new instances.
Ropar had three medical doctors testing constructive, however these haven’t but been added to the state tally.
District-wise breakup of instances now stands thus: Ludhiana (1520), Jalandhar (1345), Amritsar (1109), Sangrur (667), Patiala (723), SAS Nagar (442), Gurdaspur (291), Pathankot (256), SBS Nagar (233), Tarn Taran (219), Hoshiarpur (204), Fatehgarh Sahib (173), Ferozepur (165), Muktsar (153), Faridkot (169), Bathinda (151), Moga (152), Kapurthala (141), Ropar (141), and Fazilka (112), Barnala (77), and Mansa (64) all reported new instances.
Death toll stands thus: Ludhiana (34*), Jalandhar (28), Amritsar (56*), Sangrur (21*), Patiala (12), Gurdaspur (8), Pathankot (8), SAS Nagar (9*), Hoshiarpur (7), Tarn Taran (5), Kapurthala (6), Bathinda (4), Moga (4), Ferozepur (3), Fatehgarh Sahib (2), Muktsar (1), Barnala (2), SBS Nagar (1), Fazilka (1)* and Ropar (1).
Punjab’s instances have been seeing a gentle rise because the starting of June. Seventy-three % of Punjab’s 8,511 instances have been recorded because the starting of June.
July alone has seen 2,943 instances being added to Punjab’s tally—about 34 per cent of its complete instances.
Death toll has additionally equally risen—the state has recorded 69 new deaths because the starting of July.