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Patiala’s coronavirus numbers continue to spike, reports 78 new cases

District tally now 750; doctors test positive in Ropar, Faridkot

Patiala’s coronavirus numbers continue to spike, reports 78 new cases

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Tribune News Service
Patiala/Faridkot/Ropar, July 14

Patiala continues to report alarmingly high number of coronavirus infections, with the district reporting 78 new COVID-19 cases on Monday---the highest single-day rise in infection in the district.

Patiala’s cases have been rising alarmingly since the beginning of July. The district now has 750 cases---more than twice the 329 infections it had on June 30.

Faridkot and Ropar also reported doctors testing positive.  Six doctors tested positive in Faridkot and two in Ropar.

The development takes Punjab’s COVID-19 numbers to 8,265.

 

 

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