234 new COVID-19 cases in Punjab, four deaths


DW BUREAU / CHANDIGARH The novel coronavirus tally rose to 7,821 in Punjab on Sunday with 234 new cases, while four more deaths took the toll to 199, the Health Department said. There are 2,230 active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 5,392 people have recovered so far, with 352 more being discharged in the last 24 hours, according to the medical bulletin. Two out of the four new fatalities were from Amritsar, while a death each was from Pathankot and Sangrur districts, the department said.Nine patients are critical and on ventilator support, while 59 are on oxygen support. As many 3,95,185 samples have been tested so far, the bulletin said. Sixty new COVID-19 cases were detected in Ludhiana, followed by 36 in Jalandhar, 23 each in Mohali and SBS Nagar, and 22 in Amritsar districts. Twenty-one more people are afflicted with the disease in Patiala, 12 each in Sangrur and Bathinda, six in Mansa and four in Rupnagar districts. Two more coronavirus cases each were from Pathankot, Hoshiarpur, Muktsar, Ferozepur, Fatehgarh Sahib and Kapurthala. (editor@dailyworld.in)




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