Chandigarh, August 27
Punjab reported its sharpest single-day spike of 1,746 COVID-19 instances on Thursday, taking the state’s tally to 47,836, whereas 37 extra fatalities pushed the toll to 1,256, a medical bulletin stated.
Of the newest deaths, seven had been reported from Amritsar; 5 every from Ludhiana, Sangrur and Mohali; 4 from Patiala; two every from Hoshiarpur, Pathankot and Tarn Taran; and one every from Barnala, Fazilka, Kapurthala, SBS Nagar and Rupnagar, it stated.
Ludhiana reported the utmost variety of contemporary instances at 350, adopted by 210 in Gurdaspur, 188 in Patiala, 186 in Jalandhar, 178 in Mohali, 127 in Bathinda, 94 in Hoshiarpur, and 74 in Amritsar.
A complete of 741 coronavirus sufferers had been discharged as they recovered from the an infection. So far 30,972 individuals have been cured of the an infection.
Currently, there are 15,608 energetic COVID-19 instances within the state, in line with the bulletin.
Forty-nine essential sufferers are on ventilator help and 425 are on oxygen help, the bulletin stated.
With 24,068 extra samples being collected for COVID-19 testing, the whole variety of samples taken thus far has reached 9,88,119, it stated. PTI