Punjab reviews nearly 1,000 new coronavirus circumstances in new single-day excessive

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, its COVID bulletin confirmed.

The state reported 944 new coronavirus circumstances and 19 new deaths, taking the state tally to face at 17,063 with 405 deaths.

This spike in circumstances is due to a rise in coronavirus circumstances in most districts. All 22 districts of Punjab reported COVID-19 circumstances on Saturday, and, besides for 3 districts—Mukstar, Faridkot and SBS Nagar—all reported infections in double digits.

Ludhiana continued to steer Punjab’s districts in COVID-19 circumstances with 166 new infections. Jalandhar adopted intently with 162.

Gurdaspur additionally recorded a excessive variety of infections, reporting 89 new cases—the third highest variety of circumstances 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 circumstances.

Eight districts reported deaths. Ludhiana continued to steer the demise depend, 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 a better variety of cases—as properly as deaths—since July 1, however that is the most important soar but in circumstances. Punjab reported 10,551 new circumstances in July, 3,305 circumstances in June, and 1,788 circumstances in May.

Likewise, Punjab’s fatalities have nearly tripled for the reason that finish of June, when the state’s demise toll stood at 144. 

The state’s case tally now stands thus: Ludhiana (3377), Jalandhar (2411), Amritsar (1911), Patiala (1785), Sangrur (1093), SAS Nagar (875), Gurdaspur (594), Hoshiarpur (546), Ferozepur (458), Bathinda (425), Pathankot (420), Tarn Taran (373), Fatehgarh Sahib (369), Moga (343), SBS Nagar (316), Fazilka (303), Faridkot (294), Kapurthala (291), Ropar (265), Muktsar (239), Barnala (249) and Mansa (126).

Five districts with over 1,000 cases—Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Patiala, Sangrur—account for 61 per cent of Punjab’s circumstances.

Punjab now has 5,583 lively circumstances.

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