Chandigarh, March 2
Punjab on Tuesday reported 730 new coronavirus circumstances, pushing an infection rely to 1,83,538, in keeping with a medical bulletin.
On Monday, the state had recorded 635 new circumstances.
Punjab has been seeing an upswing within the variety of recent COVID-19 circumstances for the final three weeks.
With 10 extra fatalities, the toll rose to five,860 on Tuesday, the bulletin mentioned.
The variety of lively circumstances additionally jumped from 4,853 on Monday to five,198 on Tuesday, it mentioned.
Of the brand new circumstances, Ludhiana reported the utmost at 115 adopted by SBS Nagar (113), Patiala (91), and Hoshiarpur (67) amongst others.
A complete of 374 coronavirus sufferers had been discharged after recovering from the an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals to 1,72,480, as per the bulletin.
There are 9 crucial sufferers who’re on ventilator help whereas 113 are on oxygen help, the bulletin mentioned.
A complete of 50,41,833 samples have been collected for testing thus far within the state, it mentioned. PTI