At 106, Punjab sees highest single-day rise in deaths - ECAS Punjab

At 106, Punjab sees highest single-day rise in deaths

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 2

In the highest single-day rise in deaths, 106 persons succumbed to Covid in the past 24 hours in the state. Besides, 1,514 fresh cases were also reported.

With this, the state toll has reached 1,618 and the number of cases has climbed to 56,989.

Ludhiana reported the maximum 18 deaths, followed by Jalandhar with 11 deaths, Bathinda 10, SAS Nagar nine, Gurdaspur and Amritsar eight each, Ropar seven, Patiala six, Ferozepur and Hoshiarpur five each, Fatehgarh Sahib and Fazilka three each, Faridkot, Sangrur and Tarn Taran two each, Muktsar and SBS Nagar one each. At present, there are 15,629 active cases in the state and 39,742 have recovered from the disease so far.

Ludhiana is still the worst-affected district with 242 cases, followed by Bathinda 163, Jalandhar 171, Patiala 160, SAS Nagar 112, Amritsar 99, Faridkot 64, Muktsar 63 and Fazilka 56, SAS 211, Jalandhar 158, Patiala 120, Amritsar 111, Faridkot 110, Gurdaspur 104, Bathinda 64 and Muktsar 60.

from The Tribune

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