90 more Covid deaths push toll to 2,514 in Punjab

Tally climbs to 84,482 with 2,481 fresh cases

90 more Covid deaths push toll to 2,514 in Punjab

There are 21,154 active COVID-19 cases in the state, as of now, according to the bulletin. Tribune photo

Chandigarh, September 15

The COVID-19 death toll rose to 2,514 with 90 more fatalities in Punjab while the infection tally climbed to 84,482 with 2,481 fresh coronavirus cases reported in the state on Tuesday, according to a medical bulletin.

Nineteen fatalities were reported from Ludhiana, 12 from Jalandhar, 10 from Amritsar, eight each from Gurdaspur and Kapurthala, six from Hoshiarpur and five from Ferozepur, it said.

Four deaths each were reported from Fatehgarh Sahib and Patiala, three from Muktsar, two each from SBS Nagar, Pathankot and Rupnagar, and one each from Barnala, Bathinda, Faridkot, Sangrur and Tarn Taran, as per the bulletin.

Among places which reported new cases were Ludhiana (409), Jalandhar (261), Amritsar (214), Patiala (204), Gurdaspur (197), Pathankot (189), Mohali (188), Hoshiarpur (154) and Bathinda (120).

There are 21,154 active COVID-19 cases in the state, as of now, according to the bulletin.

A total of 1,815 coronavirus patients were discharged after recovering from infection.

So far, 60,814 people have been cured of the contagion.

Eighty-eight critical patients are on ventilator support while 481 are on oxygen support, the bulletin said.

A total of 14,39,583 samples have been collected for testing so far in the state, it said. — PTI

Top Stories

Centre reviews oxygen status in 12 top COVID-burdened states, including Punjab, Chandigarh

Centre reviews oxygen status in 12 top COVID-burdened states, including Punjab, Chandigarh

80 per cent of coronavirus cases are concentrated in these s...

Amid Covid fears, parties agree to curtail Monsoon session

Amid Covid fears, parties agree to curtail Monsoon session

Reporters, parliamentary staff undergo rapid antigen test on...

Nation sees more single-day recoveries than new cases

Nation sees more single-day recoveries than new cases

The total caseload mounted to 53,08,014

If talks can happen with China, why not with other neighbour: Farooq Abdullah in LS

If talks can happen with China, why not with other neighbour: Farooq Abdullah in LS

'Happy that the Army has admitted that three Shopian men wer...

Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by five wickets in IPL opener

Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by five wickets in IPL opener

Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla, left-arm seamer Sam Curran make f...

Cities

View All