Punjab records 1,035 coronavirus cases, 36 deaths; state tally climbs to 27,936

The number of discharged patients in the state has climbed to 17,839

Punjab records 1,035 coronavirus cases, 36 deaths; state tally climbs to 27,936

A heatlh team collects the swab sample of people for COVID-19 testing in Jalandhar. Tribune Photo: Malkiat Singh

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 13

Punjab on Thursday reported 1,035 COVID-19 cases, taking the state tally to 27,936.

Meanwhile, 36 deaths were also recorded in the past 24 hours. The death toll in the state now stands at 706.

As many as 627 patients were also discharged today. The discharged cases include 160 from Ludhiana followed by Moga (83), Amritsar (72), Ferozepur (70), Tarn Taran (55), Ropar (36), Kapurthala (26), 23 each from Sangrur and Gurdaspur Patiala (43), 15 each from Fatehgarh Sahib and Hoshiarpur, Pathankot (11), Muktsar (14), Mansa (13), Fazilka (5), SBS Nagar (2) and Barnala (4).

The 36 deaths were reported from Ludhiana (13), Amritsar (2), one each from Gurdaspur, Ropar and Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar (5), three each from Kapurthala, Sangrur and SAS Nagar, and two each from Patiala and Tarn Taran.

The number of active cases in the state has climbed to 9,391 while the number of discharged patients has risen to 17,839.

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