Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 29
Punjab recorded 25 deaths from coronavirus and 568 new infections inside 24 hours, the state’s COVID bulletin confirmed on Wednesday—a improvement that makes it the most important single-day spike but within the state’s fatalities.
Ten of Wednesday’s 25 deaths got here from Jalandhar—a district that continues to stay among the many hardest hit within the state. Ludhiana—the district with essentially the most coronavirus circumstances within the state—reported 9 circumstances. Amritsar (3), Gurdaspur (2) and Patiala (1) made up the remainder of Punjab’s demise depend.
Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala additionally continued to report alarmingly excessive variety of circumstances. Ludhiana reported 95 new coronavirus cases—the most of any district within the state on Wednesday. Patiala (86), Amritsar (77) and Jalandhar (45), Gurdaspur (35), SAS Nagar (31), and Sangrur (30) additionally reported alarming an infection numbers on Wednesday.
July has witnessed a gentle rise within the state’s COVID-19 cases—just over 62 per cent of the state’s coronavirus circumstances have been recorded on this month alone.
The state’s demise toll now stands at 361. About 29 per cent of the state’s 14,946 circumstances are nonetheless lively.