Punjab studies 488 new coronavirus instances; Ludhiana accounts for greater than quarter of that quantity


Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 4

Punjab reported 488 new coronavirus instances and 20 deaths inside a span of 24 hours, the state’s night COVID  bulletin showed—developments that took the state’s numbers to 19,015 with 462 deaths.

Ludhiana continued to report the very best variety of COVID-19 cases—at 22 instances, it accounted for greater than of the state’s recorded infections on Tuesday. The district additionally reported the very best deaths of the day at seven. Patiala and Jalandhar reported 5 deaths, Sangrur, Gurdaspur, and Fatehgarh Sahib every reported one.   

Besides Ludhiana, Amritsar (39), Jalandhar (34), Patiala )19), Sangrur (36), SAS Nagar (11), Hoshiarpur (5), Gurdaspur (10),  Ferozepur (14), Pathankot (15), Tarn Taran (1), Bathinda (14), Fatehgarh Sahib (13), Moga (6), SBS Nagar (2), Faridkot 3), Kapurthala (10), Ropar (5), Barnala (13), and Mansa (15) all reported new instances.

Forty-nine of Ludhiana’s 222 new instances have been contacts of beforehand identified instances. Thirty-six have been labeled as ILI (influenza-like sickness). Seventeen jail inmates, eight policemen, and 5 healthcare employees have been among the many new sufferers.

The state’s case tally now stands thus: Ludhiana (3935), Jalandhar (2644), Amritsar (2024), Patiala (1938), Sangrur (1161), SAS Nagar (949), Gurdaspur (668), Hoshiarpur (569), Ferozepur (565), Bathinda (585), Pathankot (456), Tarn Taran (377), Fatehgarh Sahib (393), Moga (455), SBS Nagar (320), Fazilka (327), Faridkot (319), Kapurthala (340), Ropar (273), Muktsar (240), Barnala (318) and Mansa (159).

Death toll stands thus: Ludhiana (122), Jalandhar (60), Amritsar (85), Patiala (38), Sangrur (30), SAS Nagar (17), Gurdaspur (19), Hoshiarpur (15), Ferozepur (6), Bathinda (8), Pathankot (13), Tarn Taran (12), Fatehgarh Sahib (3), Moga (5), SBS Nagar (4), Fazilka (1), Kapurthala (11), Ropar (4), Muktsar (2), and Barnala (7).

Although Ludhiana has been among the many hardest-hit districts within the state since May—reporting among the many highest infections within the state—the district’s quantity has jumped considerably in July.  The district reported 2,371 instances in July as in comparison with 647 in June and 130 in May.

Significantly, Ludhiana has reported 1,608 instances since July 25, when the district started reporting infections in triple digits. Ludhiana’s dying toll has additionally seen a big bounce since—more than doubling over the fortnight to 122 from 54 deaths recorded on July 25.  



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