Chandigarh, March 28
The COVID-19 dying toll in Punjab rose to six,690 on Sunday with 69 extra fatalities, whereas 2,963 recent circumstances took the an infection tally to 2,31,734, a medical bulletin issued right here stated.
The variety of energetic circumstances elevated to 23,917 on Sunday from 23,271 the day past, it stated.
Of the brand new circumstances, Jalandhar reported the utmost 489 circumstances, adopted by 437 in Ludhiana, 372 in Amritsar, 307 in Patiala, 291 in Mohali and 289 in Hoshiarpur, it stated.
Of the brand new deaths, Ludhiana recorded 10 fatalities, adopted by Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur with eight fatalities every, the bulletin stated.
A complete of two,155 coronavirus sufferers had been discharged after recovering from an infection, taking the general recoveries to 2,01,127, as per bulletin.
A complete of 36 essential sufferers are on ventilator assist and 316 are on oxygen assist, it stated.
A complete of 58,48,083 samples have been collected for testing up to now within the state, the bulletin stated.
Punjab Well being minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Sunday stated COVID-19 vaccine will probably be administered in any respect well being and wellness centres, sub centres, homeopathy and ayurvedic dispensaries.
He additional stated the vaccine may also be made obtainable for everyone above the age of 45 years with none situation in any respect authorities well being centres from April 1.
In an announcement, Sidhu stated almost 7 lakh individuals within the state have been vaccinated up to now.
He additional stated vaccination is being carried out in authorities well being amenities on all of the seven days of the week.
Chandigarh reported 296 circumstances, the best single-day spike this yr, taking the full an infection depend to 26,194, a bulletin issued right here stated.
On Saturday, the union territory had recorded 294 new circumstances.
The dying of three extra individuals took the toll to 377, in accordance with the medical bulletin.
The variety of energetic circumstances rose from to 2,633 on Sunday from 2,532 the day past.
A complete of 192 sufferers had been discharged after they recovered from the an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals to 23,184, the bulletin stated.
A complete of three,06,217 samples have been taken for testing up to now and of them, 2,79,003 have examined detrimental whereas studies of 201 samples had been awaited, it added. PTI