Chandigarh, April 29
Punjab on Thursday reported 138 COVID-19 deaths, which pushed the toll to eight,909, whereas 6,812 contemporary instances took the tally to three,64,910 within the state, in accordance with a medical bulletin.
The variety of lively instances rose to 54,954 from 53,426 on Wednesday.
Twenty-one deaths have been reported in Bathinda, 18 in Ludhiana, 14 in Amritsar, 12 in Sangrur and 11 in Patiala, among the many fatalities reported within the state on Thursday, in accordance with the bulletin.
Ludhiana recorded the best variety of contemporary instances at 1,350, adopted by 888 in Mohali, 595 in Patiala, 515 in Bathinda, 502 in Jalandhar and 478 in Amritsar, it mentioned.
A complete of 5,059 coronavirus sufferers have been discharged after recovering from the an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals to three,01,047, the bulletin mentioned.
There are 97 vital sufferers who’re on ventilator help whereas 648 are on oxygen help, it mentioned.
A complete of 71,63,789 samples have been collected for testing up to now within the state, the bulletin mentioned.
In the meantime, the Union Territory of Chandigarh reported 801 contemporary infections, taking the tally to 41,923.
The dying of eight extra individuals took the toll to 465 within the metropolis, in accordance with a medical bulletin.
The variety of lively instances is 6,652. A complete of 447 sufferers have been discharged after they recovered from the an infection, taking the variety of cured individuals to 34,806, it mentioned.
A complete of 4,01,411 samples have been taken for testing up to now and of them, 3,58,403 examined destructive whereas stories of 68 samples are awaited, the bulletin mentioned. PTI