Chandigarh, March 21
There was no let-up within the surge in COVID-19 cases in Punjab with the state recording 2,669 recent infections, most this 12 months thus far, and 44 more fatalities on Sunday, in response to a medical bulletin.
With the recent cases, the an infection tally climbed to 2,13,110.
The variety of lively cases has elevated from 16,988 on Saturday to 18,257 on Sunday.
Jalandhar reported a most of 393 cases, Ludhiana 330, Mohali 327, Hoshiarpur 259 and Patiala 244, amongst others.
Ten fatalities had been reported from Hoshiarpur, eight from Ludhiana, seven from Gurdaspur and 6 from Jalandhar, amongst others, the bulletin stated, including that the demise toll reached 6,324.
A complete of 1,331 coronavirus sufferers had been discharged after recovering from the an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals to 1,88,529, it stated.
There are 23 crucial sufferers who’re on ventilator assist, whereas 272 are on oxygen assist, in response to the bulletin.
A complete of 56,03,286 samples have been collected for testing thus far within the state, it stated.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday had held the laxity proven by folks in following security protocols as the rationale behind the latest surge in coronavirus cases and had additionally urged them to not let their guard down towards the an infection.
Meanwhile, Chandigarh additionally reported a surge with 239 more folks getting contaminated with COVID-19, pushing the full rely to 24,459.
The demise of a 59-year-old man took the toll to 362, in response to a medical bulletin.
The variety of lively cases rose from 1,717 on Saturday to 1,872 on Sunday within the Union Territory.
Eighty-three sufferers had been discharged after they recovered from the an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals to 22,225 within the metropolis.
A complete of two,92,183 samples have been taken for testing thus far and of them, 2,66,727 examined damaging whereas studies of 131 samples are awaited, the bulletin stated. PTI