Chandigarh, October 16
Twenty-six extra coronavirus-related fatalities had been reported in Punjab, taking the demise toll to three,980, whereas 507 contemporary instances pushed the state’s an infection tally to 1,26,737 on Friday, based on a medical bulletin.
Six deaths had been reported from Amritsar, 5 from Ludhiana, three from Jalandhar, two every from Ferozepur, Rupnagar and Tarn Taran, and one every from Bathinda, Gurdaspur, Mohali and Pathankot, the bulletin mentioned.
The locations which reported new coronavirus instances embrace Ludhiana (68), Patiala (60) and Jalandhar (54).
There are 6,592 energetic COVID-19 instances within the state, as of now, based on the bulletin.
A complete of 979 coronavirus sufferers had been discharged after recovering from an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals within the state to 1,16,165.
Twenty-one vital sufferers are on ventilator assist, whereas 147 are on oxygen assist, the bulletin mentioned.
A complete of 22,74,772 samples have been collected for testing to this point within the state, it mentioned. PTI