1,027 New Covid Cases In Punjab, Massive 145% Rise In 24 Hours

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Punjab coronavirus replace: Two extra individuals died from coronavirus within the state. (File)

Chandigarh:

Punjab on Tuesday reported a giant leap in recent COVID-19 instances with 1,027 extra individuals getting contaminated, taking the an infection tally to six,06,927 within the state, the place two extra individuals died from coronavirus. To date, the virus has claimed 16,653 lives within the state, in keeping with a medical bulletin.

Punjab has been witnessing a surge in an infection numbers for the previous few days. The state’s positivity price rose from 4.47 per cent on Monday to six.49 per cent on Tuesday.

With 1,027 new instances, Punjab recorded a 145 per cent rise in day by day infections on Tuesday. On Monday, the state had reported 419 instances.

Patiala continues to stay the worst-hit district because it recorded 366 recent infections on Tuesday. Mohali, Ludhiana and Pathankot reported 149, 103 and 88 instances, respectively.

The variety of lively instances climbed to 2,686 from 1,741 a day earlier than.

As many as 8,677 teenagers within the 15-18 age group received themselves vaccinated towards Covid on Tuesday. On Monday, 3,071 youngsters have been administered the coronavirus jab.

Fifty-eight extra individuals recovered from the an infection, taking the variety of those that have cured to five,87,588, the bulletin stated.

In the meantime, the Union Territory of Chandigarh reported 128 COVID-19 instances, taking the town’s whole rely to 66,264. The dying rely stood at 1,079 as no Covid-related fatality was reported within the metropolis previously 24 hours.

The variety of lively instances within the metropolis rose to 500 from 383 on Monday whereas the variety of recoveries was 64,685. In Chandigarh, 4,315 youngsters within the 15-18 age group have been administered the Covid vaccine on Tuesday.

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