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3,329 fresh cases, 63 more deaths in Punjab

Eleven deaths were reported from Amritsar, seven from Jalandhar and six each from Ludhiana and Patiala.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh |
April 15, 2021 6:23:58 am
With 7-time jump in daily Covid deaths, Punjab among ‘states of concern’, says Union ministryAs many as 3,173 more coronavirus patients were discharged after they recovered from the infection, taking the total number of cured persons to 2,46,583. So far, 64,40,181 samples have been collected for testing in the state. (File Photo)

The total Covid-19 cases in Punjab Wednesday surged to 2,82,505 on as 3,329 more people tested positive for the disease, while the death toll climbed to 7,672 with 63 new fatalities.

Eleven deaths were reported from Amritsar, seven from Jalandhar and six each from Ludhiana and Patiala.

Mohali reported the maximum fresh cases at 508, followed by 489 in Ludhiana, 347 in Patiala, 316 in Amritsar and 276 in Jalandhar.

The number of active cases in the state stands at 28,250. Fifty-one critical patients are on ventilator support, while 374 are on oxygen support, the bulletin said.

As many as 3,173 more coronavirus patients were discharged after they recovered from the infection, taking the total number of cured persons to 2,46,583. So far, 64,40,181 samples have been collected for testing in the state.

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