Punjab reports 234 fresh COVID-19 cases, four deaths

The death toll in the state has climbed to 199

Punjab reports 234 fresh COVID-19 cases, four deaths

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 12

A total of 234 COVID-19 positive cases and four deaths surfaced in Punjab on Sunday, taking the state tally to 7,821.

Ludhiana reported the maximum number of cases at 60 followed by Jalandhar (36), 23 each in SAS Nagar and SBS Nagar, Amritsar (22), Patiala (21), 12 each in Sangrur and Bathinda, Mansa (6), Ropar (4), two each in Pathankot, Hoshiarpur, Muktsar, Ferozepur, Fatehgarh Sahib and Kapurthala, one each in Gurdaspur, Tarn Taran and Faridkot.

The state has 2,230 active cases while 5,392 patients have been cured and discharged from various hospitals in the state.

Of the 7,821 cases, the maximum number of cases have been reported from Ludhiana (1,376) followed by Jalandhar (1,223), Amritsar (1,062), Sangrur (641), Patiala (584), SAS Nager (391), Gurdaspur (288), Pathankot (246), Tarn Taran (217), Hoshiarpur (196), SBS Nagar (213), Ferozepur (157), Faridkot (153), Muktsar (146), Fatehgarh Sahib (146), Moga (143), Bathinda (141), Kapurthala (128), Ropar (128), Fazilka (105), Barnala (74) and Mansa (63).

Meanwhile, with four more deaths reported, the death toll in the state has climbed to 199. The four deaths are reported from Amritsar (2) and one each from Pathankot and Sangrur.

Of the total deaths, Ludhiana has reported 31, Jalandhar (25), Amritsar (53), Sangrur (19), Patiala (12), SAS Nager (7), Gurdaspur (8), Pathankot (8), Tarn Taran (5), Hoshiarpur (7), SBS Nagar (1), Ferozepur (3), Faridkot (0), Muktsar (1), Fatehgarh Sahib (2), Moga (4), Bathinda (4), Kapurthala (6), Ropar (1), Fazilka (0), Barnala (2) and Mansa (0).

Meanwhile, 352 more patients were cured and discharged today. They include 277 from Ludhiana, nine from Sangrur, 17 from SAS Nagar, two from Pathankot, five each from Hoshiarpur, Moga, Muktsar, Mansa and SBS Nagar, four from Ferozepur, two from Fatehgarh Sahib, one each from Fazilka and Kapurthala, six from Barnala and eight from Bathinda.