17 more Covid deaths, 473 new cases in Punjab

5,307 active COVID-19 cases in the state, as of now

17 more Covid deaths, 473 new cases in Punjab

A lone student attending class at a Government Senior Secondary School in Jalandhar on Monday. Tribune photo: Sarabjit Singh

Chandigarh, October 19

Punjab on Monday reported 17 more deaths due to coronavirus pushing the death toll to 4,029 while 473 cases took the infection tally to 1,28,103.

The new coronavirus cases were reported from Hoshiarpur (97), Jalandhar (51) and Mohali (42) among others, the medical bulletin said.

There are 5,307 active COVID-19 cases in the state, as of now, according to the bulletin.

A total of 884 coronavirus patients were discharged after recovering taking the number of cured people to 1,18,767.

Twenty-seven critical patients are on ventilator support while 117 are on oxygen support, the bulletin said.

A total of 23,39,398 samples have been collected in the state so far for testing, it said. — PTI

 

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