Covid cases, fatalities dip to 30% in a month in Punjab

Covid cases, fatalities dip to 30% in a month in Punjab

A health official collects a swab sample in Nawanshahr. Photo: Malkiat Singh

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, October 27

The state’s Covid cases and deaths have declined to 30 per cent in October as compared to the figures of September.

As per the state government data, since March first week, when the first Covid case was reported, the number deaths and cases increased consistently till September. Covid, it seems, hit the peak in the state in September when 59,894 cases and 1,954 deaths were reported. However, the cases and deaths witnessed a steep decline in October. So far this month, the state has reported 17,851 cases and less than 731 deaths. The number is more than three times lesser than September.

On Tuesday, the state reported 353 cases and 13 deaths in the past 24 hours.

As per the media bulletin, the total number of cases has now reached 1,31,737 and deaths 4,138.

In the district-wise break-up of cases, Ludhiana topped the chart (50), followed by Hoshiarpur (42), Patiala (34), Amritsar (26), Jalandhar and Fazilka (25 each).

Meanwhile, the number of active Covid cases have declined further to 4,089. At present, 105 patients are on oxygen support and 19 on ventilator.

As far as the deaths are concerned, the state reported 13 deaths in the last 24 hours. In the district-wise break-up, Jalandhar recorded maximum deaths (three); Ludhiana and Ropar (two each); Amritsar, Fazilka, Bathinda, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and SAS Nagar (one each).

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