CHANDIGARH: The death toll because of Covid-19 at Punjab climbed to 306 on Sunday with a listing 15 deaths, whereas the greatest single-day spike of 534 new cases pushed the disease tally into 13,218, as demonstrated by a health bulletin.
Five fatalities were reported by Ludhiana, 2 each from Rupnagar, Gurdaspur, Amritsar and one each from Jalandhar, Bathinda, Mohali and SBS Nagar, ” stated.
One of 534 brand new Covid-19 instances, 95 were reported by Ludhiana, 83 in Patiala, 70 in Jalandhar, 45 from Amritsar, 42 in Hoshiarpur, 28 in Mohali, 27 from Bathinda, 24 from Fazilka, 17 from Sangrur, 16 from Gurdaspur, 15 from Tarn Taran, 12 all from Ferozepur and Pathankot, respectively 10 from Fatehgarh Sahib, nine from Barnala, seven out of Rupnagar, six each from Kapurthala and Mansa, four out of SBS Nagar, two each from Muktsar and Moga and one from Faridkot.
Nineteen BSF employees in Hoshiarpur, whereas eight policemen at Gurdaspur, six at Mohali, five in Ludhiana, three each in Tarn Taran, Fazilka and Patiala, two in Barnala and one each in Amritsar and Fatehgarh Sahib were one of the new instances.
A total of 513 patients have been discharged after recovering from the disease, taking the whole amount of cured men to 8,810 at the country.
Currently, there are 4,102 active instances from the country, the report stated.
Ludhiana continued to top the Covid-19 tally using two,415 cases, followed by two,009 at Jalandhar, 1,539 at Amritsar, 1,377 at Patiala, 941 at Sangrur, 707 at Mohali, 493 at Hoshiarpur, 378 at Gurdaspur, 323 at Pathankot, 295 at SBS Nagar, 296 at Ferozepur, 287 at Bathinda, 286 at Fatehgarh Sahib, 277 at Tarn Taran, 267 at Moga, 259 at Faridkot, 232 at Fazilka, 204 at Muktsar, 203 at Rupnagar, 201 at Kapurthala, 126 at Barnala and 103 at Mansa, the bulletin said.
Twenty patients are crucial and are about ventilator support, while 105 are about oxygen aid, the bulletin said.
A total of 5,31,336 samples are analyzed for Covid-19 so much, it included.