1,964 fresh Covid-19 cases, 67 more succumb in Punjab - ECAS Punjab

1,964 fresh Covid-19 cases, 67 more succumb in Punjab

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 8

The spike in Covid cases continued today as the state reported 1,964 fresh cases and 67 deaths over the past 24 hours.

With this, the total number of Covid cases in the state has reached 67,547 and 1,990 persons have succumbed to the virus so far. The number of persons who have recovered from the infection so far stands at 49,327, while there are 16,230 active cases in the state. Apart from that, 633 patients are on oxygen and 87 on ventilator support.

In the district-wise break-up of fresh cases reported today, Ludhiana topped the list with 311 cases, followed by Jalandhar (265), Amritsar (236), Patiala (206), Bathinda (168), SAS Nagar (127), Gurdaspur (126), Hoshiarpur (104) and Faridkot (83).

As far as deaths are concerned, Ludhiana was the worst-hit with 13 deaths, followed by Amritsar (11), Patiala (eight), Bathinda (seven), Jalandhar and Moga (four each), Faridkot, Gurdaspur and Sangrur (three each), Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Muktsar (two each), and Barnala, Fazilka, Mansa, SAS Nagar and Ropar (one each).

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