Chandigarh, June 16
Punjab registered 688 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the tally to five,89,828, whereas 46 extra fatalities pushed the toll to fifteen,698, in response to a medical bulletin.
The variety of lively cases dropped to 10,046 from 10,802 on Tuesday.
New fatalities linked to the virus have been reported from a number of districts together with Amritsar, Barnala, Bathinda, Fazilka and Gurdaspur, the bulletin mentioned.
Sixty-nine fresh cases have been registered in Patiala, adopted by 65 in Jalandhar and 59 in Bathinda.
The state’s Covid positivity charge stood at 1.33 per cent.
With 1,383 extra recoveries from the an infection, the restoration depend reached 5,64,084 in Punjab, in response to the bulletin.
There are 164 important Covid sufferers who’re on ventilator help, 507 different important sufferers and a couple of,243 are on oxygen help, the bulletin mentioned.
A complete of 1,01,88,326 samples have been collected for Covid-19 testing within the state, it mentioned.
The Union Territory of Chandigarh reported 41 new cases of the coronavirus that raised its tally to 61,241 on Wednesday, in response to a medical bulletin.
Two extra folks died of Covid-19, taking the toll to 799, it mentioned.
The variety of lively cases dropped to 462 from 486 the day earlier than, the bulletin mentioned.
The restoration depend rose to 59,980 with 63 extra sufferers being discharged after recovering from the an infection in Chandigarh.
A complete of 5,44,309 samples have been taken for testing up to now and 4,81,819 of them examined unfavorable whereas stories of 13 samples are awaited, in response to the bulletin. PTI