Chandigarh, April 12
Punjab on Monday reported 3,477 contemporary COVID-19 cases, the very best single-day spike to date, which took the tally to 2,76,223 within the state, in keeping with a medical bulletin.
The state had earlier seen the very best each day cases at 3,459 on April 9.
The dying of 52 folks took the toll to 7,559 within the state, the bulletin said. The quantity of energetic cases is 27,866.
Eight folks every died in Amritsar and Hoshiarpur and 5 every in Gurdaspur, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Patiala, among the many contemporary COVID-related fatalities.
Mohali noticed the very best of 662 infections, adopted by 523 in Ludhiana, 366 in Jalandhar, 305 in Amritsar and 281 in Patiala, amongst districts that are seeing an increase in cases, the bulletin said.
It mentioned 3,407 coronavirus sufferers have been discharged after recovering from the an infection, taking the quantity of cured individuals to 2,40,798 within the state.
There are 45 important sufferers who’re on ventilator assist whereas 360 are on oxygen assist, the bulletin mentioned.
It mentioned 63,68,902 samples have been collected for testing to date within the state. — PTI