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Punjab records two more COVID-19 deaths, 175 new cases

Punjab records two more COVID-19 deaths, 175 new cases

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 05 Jul 2020, 02:59 pm

Chandigarh/UNI:  Punjab recorded two more COVID-19 fatalities and 175 fresh cases on Sunday, taking the death toll to 164 and the infection tally to 6,283 in the state.

According to an official bulletin, the lethal virus claimed one life each in Patiala and Tarn Taran districts today.

Of the fresh cases, 70 have been reported from Ludhiana district, 26 from Patiala, 16 from SAS Nagar, eleven from Ferozepur, ten from Amritsar, eight from Faridkot, seven from Jalandhar, six from Sangrur, five from Gurdaspur, four each from Pathankot, Moga and Bathinda and one new case each from Tarn Taran, Fazilka, Mansa and Fatehgarh Sahib districts.

The source of infection to five new patients is out of state, the bulletin said.

Of 164 fatalities in the state so far, 48 deaths have been registered in Amritsar district, 24 in Ludhiana, 21 in Jalandhar, 14 in Sangrur, ten in Patiala, seven in Hoshiarpur, six in Pathankot, five each in Tarn Taran, SAS Nagar, Kapurthala and Gurdaspur, four in Moga, three each in Ferozepur and Bathinda, two in Barnala and one each in SBS Nagar and Ropar districts.

According to the latest infection tally, Ludhiana leads with 1067 cases, followed by Amritsar 958, Jalandhar 875, Sangrur 532, Patiala 379, SAS Nagar 301, Gurdaspur 245, Pathankot 226, Tarn Taran 205, Hoshiarpur 186, SBS Nagar 148, Muktsar 133, Fatehgarh Sahib 124, Moga and Faridkot 120 each, Ferozepur 117, Ropar 114, Bathinda 110, Kapurthala 108, Fazilka 103, Barnala 69 and Mansa 50.

As many as 4,408 patients have been cured of the virus so far in the state and discharged from hospitals.

Amritsar district tops the tally with 740 cases, followed by Ludhiana 570, Jalandhar 565, Sangrur 373, SAS Nagar 220, Pathankot 194, Gurdaspur 193, Patiala 185, Tarn Taran 181, Hoshiarpur 161, SBS Nagar 125, Muktsar 125, Fatehgarh Sahib 104, Ropar and Faridkot 100 each, Moga 93, Kapurthala 79, Bathinda 76, Fazilka 76, Ferozepur 63, Mansa 44 and Barnala 41.

The bulletin further stated that there are 1711 active patients and among them 26 patients are on oxygen support and three others are on ventilators.

Out of 3,37,789 samples taken in the state so far, 6,283 have tested positive, the bulletin added.  

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