Chandigarh, March 12
The COVID-19 pandemic claimed 34 extra lives in Punjab on Friday, elevating the demise toll as a result of illness to six,030 within the state.
The an infection depend too climbed to 1,94,753 with 1,414 recent coronavirus circumstances reported within the state, a medical bulletin mentioned.
The variety of energetic circumstances additionally elevated from 10,069 on Thursday to 10,452 on Friday.
A complete of 991 coronavirus sufferers have been discharged after recovering from the an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals to 1,78,271, the bulletin mentioned.
Punjab on Friday had 23 important sufferers who have been on ventilator help whereas 222 have been on oxygen help, it mentioned.
A complete of 53,13,932 samples have been collected for testing to date within the state, it mentioned.
In the meantime, Chandigarh reported 135 extra new circumstances of an infection, taking its depend to 22,832, a medical bulletin of Chandigarh Administration mentioned.
No infection-related demise was reported up to now twenty-four hours from Chandigarh. The toll stands at 357, the bulletin mentioned.
The variety of energetic circumstances in Chandigarh rose from 859 on Thursday to 936 on Friday, it added.
A complete of 58 sufferers have been discharged after they recovered from the an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals to 21,539, as per bulletin.
A complete of two,74,991 samples have been taken for testing to date and of them, 2,51,187 examined detrimental whereas experiences of 70 samples have been awaited, as per the bulletin. —PTI