Chandigarh, June 12
Punjab on Saturday registered less than 1,000 cases of coronavirus infections after virtually three months.
The state reported 979 cases, taking the entire depend of infections to five,86,947, whereas 56 extra fatalities pushed the toll to fifteen,503, stated a medical bulletin.
The quantity of energetic cases dropped to 14,064 from 15,306 on Friday.
Six deaths had been reported from Amritsar and 5 every from Fazilka, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur and Patiala, amongst fatalities which came about within the final 24-hours.
Amritsar reported 99 infections, adopted by 92 in Ludhiana, 91 in Jalandhar and 79 in Bathinda, amongst recent cases.
The state’s positivity charge dropped to 1.78 per cent from 2.05 per cent on Friday.
With 2,135 recoveries from the infection, the quantity of cured individuals reached 5,57,380, the bulletin stated.
There are 195 essential sufferers who’re on ventilator help, apart from 604 different essential sufferers whereas 2,659 are on oxygen help, the bulletin stated.
A complete of 99,96,859 samples have been collected for testing to date within the state, it stated.